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Axes & Hard Stone Tools Page 2   Page 3   Page 1

This page contains Axes, celts and other hard stone ancient native American
Indian relics. (See the flint tools page for "flaked" tools, such as drills, scrapers,
knife blades, etc.)


Item: Type: Provenance: Price
MHTO897 A very nice and LARGE Recovered by   1,500.00
  pecked and polished Dr. H.H.Stuart 950.00
  knobbed pestle on Gunther Island  
  14-3/8" long by 2-1/16" in diameter in Humboldt Bay, CA  

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
DATO761 An extremely rare dark brown highly polished "reversible" Recovered near 2,750.00 
  hourglass shaped stone Paint Mortar. It has a concave Portland, OR 2,400.00 
  bowl section on each end for use in grinding/processing 2    
  different paint colors by grinding up ores and plant matter     
  which was then mixed with animal fat to create the desired    
  paint for a number of applications, such as when creating    
  pictographs. It has a few ancient usage nicks to the rims,    
  but is otherwise in the same condition as it was used    
  hundreds of years ago. A rare, museum quality piece.   dldacr761

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
JCTO6 A very scarce full-grooved, bi-pointed quartz War Club  Churchill Co., NV 350.00
  Head in excellent condition for the age. Quite an outstanding    
  piece which is seldom seen offered for sale anywhere!    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
GBTO7 A very rare black volcanic rock cap- Recovered in 800.00
  topped Maul. With the exception of a  Humboldt Co., CA  
  couple of ancient nicks to the cap top's by Dr. H.H. Stuart  
  edges, this one's in perfect condition.    
  Attributed to the Yurok tribe    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
TMCTO2 A very nice and VERY LONG 21-7/8" x 2-5/8" Recovered in  6,500.00
  gray granite knobbed Chumash "Ceremonial" San Luis Obispo Co., CA REDUCED!
  Pestle in excellent condition, described by the (details to buyer) 5,000.00
  owner as having a surface smooth as silk with    
  perfect symmetry. This one dates to the Historic     
  Era, circa 1800 A.D. and is  quite a rare offering!    
  See "Indian & Eskimo Artifacts of North America"    
  by Charles Miles, page 47 Jackson COA  

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
TO93 A very hefty full grooved  Recovered in 250.00
  reddish volcanic stone Anasazi Delores Co., CO 125.00
  Maul in great condition (full detailed history to buyer)  
    Ex: Jason Beasley  
    Stermer COA  

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
GBTO8 A very rare greenish-gray granite cap- Recovered in 775.00
  topped Maul. With the exception of a Humboldt Co., CA  
  couple of ancient usage nicks to the by Dr. H.H. Stuart  
  bottom's edges, this one's in perfect     
  condition. Attributed to the Yurok tribe    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
RNTO1 A fairly large brown stone Metate measuring Found in Pima Co., AZ 400.00
  16" long x 10" wide x 4-1/2" high near Tucson  

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
JCTO8 A very rare Marble Bluff Marble Atlatl weight having Pershing Co., NV 850.00
  notches at either end for binding the weight to the Atlatl    
  and a concave base to facilitate tight binding to the Atlatl      
  handle. This piece appears to have not been completed, as    
  it was pecked into shape, but lacks many finishing touches,    
  such as polishing. An interesting study in the stages of    
  creating Atlatl weights during the most ancient times.    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
JCTO9 An attractive reddish pocked scoriaceous lava rock Churchill Co., NV 850.00
  Metate and Mano set in very good condition. The     
  Metate has some chipping from the pointed end, but is    
  otherwise intact, as it was used many moons ago.    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
TMFTO1 A nice "hopper" Metate and Mano set. The Metate Offered by the finder who 450.00
  measures 13-1/2" x 9-3/4" x 3" and the Mano stone recovered these on private  
  measures 5-1/4" x 3-3/4" x 2-1/2".  farmland in San Joaquin Co., CA  
  A pretty scarce offering.    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
DATO7 A very hefty full-grooved hammerstone in Recovered on the 60.00
  excellent condition. These are quite scarce. Columbia River in Oregon 40.00 10/28 ON-HOLD ft

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
DATO8 A biscuit mortar stone having a primary shallow Recovered from 70.00
  grinding area on side A (photo 1) and the start The Dalles, OR 55.00
  of a secondary grinding area on the flip side,    
  shown in photo 3. Because of the size, this one    
  was most likely used as a Paint Grinding Stone.    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
DATO9 A very hefty and well-used "Potato Masher Style" Recovered from 250.00
  Hand Maul. It shows good ancient usage polish Klamath Co., OR 175.00
  areas on all faces and is in excellent condition.    
  Definitely one of those "stones with a story to tell"    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
DATO11 A very unusual and quite scarce mid-back ringed Recovered from an ancient 550.00
  double-ended Pestle in excellent condition site on the Chetco River in 450.00
    Brookings, Oregon  

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
DATO12 A well-used (smooth on both faces) brown oval Recovered from 40.00
  shaped lava Mano stone in excellent condition Klamath Co., OR  

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
DATO13 A very light weight porous scoriaceous lava Recovered from 40.00
  Mano stone in excellent condition Klamath Co., OR  

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
DATO14 A very light weight porous scoriaceous lava Recovered from 45.00
  rectangular Mano stone in excellent condition Klamath Co., OR  

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
MHTO1593 A well formed greenish-gray/brown hardstone Net Sinker Undocumented, Far 35.00
  having a nice groove running all around it's center. This one Western states/region. 25.00
  is better defined than most net sinkers. Ex: Michael Hough  

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
MHTO1594 A fairly small, interesting quartz Pestle which was probably used for Undocumented, Far 30.00
  grinding up medicines. It shows internal fractures (photo 3) and Western states/region. 15.00
  roughness and chipping to the top end, but is still quite a unique piece. Ex: Michael Hough  

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
TPTO353 A very symmetrical circular Archaic Mano-style  Lake Co., OR 275.00
  grinding stone which was "spent" or worn down to the (Full history to buyer)  
  point of no longer being usable. (This style of grinding    
  stone typically began it's useful life at around 3" thick)    
  A neat coffee-cup holder/conversation piece!    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
TPTO355 A very unusual dark gray porous volcanic pumice stone Lake Co., OR 250.00
  Archaic Abrader meticulously shaped by it's creator. This (Full history to buyer)  
  one has groove etched onto both faces and was used to    
  sharpen and smooth bone Awls. Quite a scarce item!    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
TPTO357 A slightly under-sized gray porous volcanic Lake Co., OR 175.00
  rock Archaic "Potato Masher" Pestle. It has (Full history to buyer)  
  ancient chipping from one section of it's side    
  (photo 4) where it doubled as a mallet.    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
TPTO358 A nice Early Archaic Full-grooved Axe Head Planform Lake Co., OR 275.00
  which was never completed. An interesting study in (Full history to buyer)  
  Axe head technology, it has a shallow pecked band all    
  the way around it's periphery.    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
TPTO359 A darling little Paint Palette and oval grinding Lake Co., OR 250.00
  stone, found together on an Archaic site. The (Full history to buyer)  
  Palette is concave on either side, presumably    
  for grinding different types of material to    
  make paint for a number of uses, pictographs    
  being one of them. Quite a rare specimen.    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
JCTO2 A reddish volcanic pumice circular dome-shaped Recovered from Carson Sink, 275.00
  Mano stone which appears to have been well Churchill Co., NV  
  worked down through use    

Item: Type: Provenance: Price
VMTO15 A "flat bread" food processing stone showing From an older collection 200.00
  slight grinding marks in the center and having a gathered near Susanville in  
  convex bottom. Quite a scarce "camp rock" item. Lassen Co., CA  

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