Cache of Celts

tongass stone tools

Cache of stone woodworking tools found in Tongass National Forest

So maybe I am obsessed with ground stone celts, who isn’t, but nonetheless I liked this story of the lucky discovery of a cache of large pecked and ground stone woodworking tools in Tongass National Forest in the Alaska Panhandle.   The  article claims the hafting grooves are finger grips, which I think is unlikely.  More likely these are from elbow adzes, such as this one.

tongass stone tools detail


2 responses to “Cache of Celts

  1. Is this relevant to that detailed discussion with Morely about felling trees and adze terminology?


  2. can’t find a decent link via your site or google.


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