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Authentic Native American Indian stone axes, war hammers, celts, knives, drills and rare stone tools for sale. Free shipping offer.

 Updated with more artifacts: 07/30/2013

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HOES DRILLS

DRILLS are RARE !

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D315
Type: Hemphill Drill
Length: 3 3/16” x 1 1/8”
Material: Peach Flint
Age: Middle Archaic (8,000 – 5,500 BP)
Comments: A beautiful and very rare point – especially this large in perfect condition.
Provenance: Pike County IL
Acquisition: Michael Lewis Collection. Mr. Lewis was an avid collector of all things authentic – especially Indian Artifacts.
Acquisition: Yates City IL Indian artifacts auction on June 29, 2013.

$650

American Indian Stone Age Tools

D316
Type: Hemphill Drill
Length: 2 7/8”
Material: Rose Flint
Age: Middle Archaic (8,000 – 5,500 BP)
Comments: A beautiful and very rare point – especially this large in perfect condition.
Provenance: Pike County IL
Acquisition: Michael Lewis Collection. Mr. Lewis was an avid collector of all things authentic – especially Indian Artifacts.
Acquisition: Yates City IL Indian artifacts auction on June 29, 2013.

$425

 

S6
Type: Arkansas Hoe
Length: 3 3/4” x 2 7/8”< x 7/8”

Material: Jasper with Heavy Patina
Age: Early Woodland (2,500 to 2,200 BP)

 

Comments: A nice little hoe with lots of wear to add character to your collection.
Provenance: Arkansas
Acquisition: Michael Lewis Collection. Mr. Lewis was an avid collector of all things authentic – especially Indian Artifacts.
Acquisition: Yates City IL Indian artifacts auction on June 29, 2013.

$150

 

Woodland Indian Stone Tool

S4 Hoe
Size: 4 1/2" long, 2 1/4<" wide, 3/4>" thick
Material: White Chert
Age: Middle Woodland (2,200 – 1,800 BP)
American Indian Tools: General purpose scraping and digging
Provenance: Illinois, Knox County
Date found: From the Fred Smith Collection. Mr. Smith was an avid local collector who’s had Indian artifacts displayed in Lar Hothem’s numerous guide books. May 2009 Auction, Galesburg, IL
Price: $115

 

Woodland Indian Stone Tool

S3    Hoe
Size: 5 1/8" long, 2 1/2<" wide, 15/16>" thick
Material: Cream chert
Age: Middle Woodland (2,200 – 1,800 BP)
American Indian Tools: General purpose scraping and digging
Provenance: Illinois, Henderson County
Date found: From the Fred Smith Collection. Mr. Smith was an avid local collector who’s had Indian artifacts displayed in Lar Hothem’s numerous guide books. May 2009 Auction, Galesburg, IL
Price: $135

 

AXES

Green Archaic Indian Axe

Item #: AH9
Size: 6 3/4" long x 4 3/8" wide x 2 1/2" thick with 1 1/4" wide groove

Material: Light Green Hornblende hardstone
Age: Middle Archaic (8,000 – 5,500 BP)
American Indian Tools: Axe Head. 4/4 Groove (completely grooved on all four sides) and weighs over 4 lbs. Has one ancient break, but was used by Archaic Indian for sometime afterwards. A massive addition to your collection!
Provenance: Rushville IL, LaMoine River, Schuyler County
Date found: Mid 1950s by unknown farmer, possibly by Glenn Steelman. Purchased at Steelman estate auction in Avon IL, June 2010

Price: $895   or best offer 
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CELTS ADZES

C5
Type: Flared Pecking Celt
Length: 2 3/16” x 1 5/8” x 3/4>”

Material: Olive Hardstone
Age: Middle Woodland (2,200 – 1,800 BP)

 

Comments: A cute little flared celt.
Provenance: Pike County IL
Acquisition: Michael Lewis Collection. Mr. Lewis was an avid collector of all things authentic – especially Indian Artifacts.
Acquisition: Yates City IL Indian artifacts auction on June 29, 2013.

$75

 

C6
Type: Green Celt
Length: 3 1/4” x 1 5/8>” x 5/8>”

Material: Olivine Granite
Age: Middle Woodland (2,200 – 1,800 BP)

 

Comments: A cute little pretty green celt.
Provenance: Pike County IL
Acquisition: Michael Lewis Collection. Mr. Lewis was an avid collector of all things authentic – especially Indian Artifacts.
Acquisition: Yates City IL Indian artifacts auction on June 29, 2013.

$65

 

Mississippian Indian Adze

ADZ2
Type: Little Adz
Size: 1 7/8” x 1 7/16” x 9/16”
Material: Polished Black Hornblende
Age: Early Mississippian (1,250 to 1,000 BP)
Comments: Nice little chipping tool that stands freely on flat end. Very minor wear on leading edge suggesting this is a very hard stone.
Provenance: Cross Co, Arkansas
Acquisition: Independent dealer in Galesburg IL 1998
Price: $45

 

Mississippian Indian Flared Celt

C2   Flared Celt
Size: 4>" long x 2" wide x 7/8<" thick
Material: Olivine Gneiss hardstone

Age: Mississippian (1,200 – 550 BP)
American Indian Tools:
Celt. This Indian tool has a highly polished surface on its business end despite showing wear and resharpening. Flared celts are relatively rare and this one is in very good condition.
Provenance: Knox County, IL
Date found: Mid 1970s by unknown farmer (estate auction). Purchased from independent dealer in Galesburg IL, Sept. 2010

Price: $725   or best offer 
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Woodland Indian Celt

C1   Celt
Size: 5 1/4" long x 2 5/8" wide x 1 3/8" thick
Material: Gneiss hardstone

Age: Middle Woodland (2,200 – 1,800 BP)
American Indian Tools:
Celt. This gritty Indian tool has weathered out much of its surface iron which gives it a very ancient look and feel. In 100% condition.
Provenance: Rushville IL, LaMoine River, Schuyler County
Date found: Mid 1950s by unknown farmer, possibly by Glenn Steelman. Purchased at Steelman estate auction in Avon IL, June 2010

Price: $325    or best offer 
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Indian stone tools look crude and primitive but Indian stone tools can cut, pierce and chip. The Native American Indians made stone tools from limited material stock.

Woodland Indian Stone Tool

TC1  Little Celt                                                                                                                                    Size: 2 15/16<" long, 1 1/8" wide, 1/2" thick
Material: Hornblende
Age: Middle Woodland (2,200 to 1,800 BP)
American Indian Tools: Little Celt: Knapping and pecking flint tools and wood objects (Celts this small are rare because they are hard to find)
Provenance: Oneida site – Des Moines County, Iowa
Date found: From the Fred Smith Collection. Mr. Smith was an avid local collector who’s had Indian artifacts displayed in Lar Hothem’s numerous guide books. May 2009 Auction, Galesburg, IL
Price: $75

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WAR HAMMERS

WC3
Type: War Club / Tomahawk
Length: 6”< x 2 1/16>” x 1 1/16”>

Material: Brown Hardstone (likely gneiss)
Age: Middle Woodland (2,200 – 1,800 BP)
Comments: I would not want to be hit with this. Has a natural groove on one side for mounting on handle. Has heavy organic patina.
Provenance: Pike County IL
Acquisition: Michael Lewis Collection. Mr. Lewis was an avid collector of all things authentic – especially Indian Artifacts.
Acquisition: Yates City IL Indian artifacts auction on June 29, 2013.

$31

 

 

 

 

 

 

HP1
Type: Hammer / Pestle
Length: 3 5/16”> x 1 3/4” x 1 5/16”

Material: Brown Hardstone
Age: Middle Woodland (2,200 – 1,800 BP)
Comments: A cute little thick hammer.
Provenance: Pike County IL
Acquisition: Michael Lewis Collection. Mr. Lewis was an avid collector of all things authentic – especially Indian Artifacts.
Acquisition: Yates City IL Indian artifacts auction on June 29, 2013.

$80

 

   

Indian War Club

AH2    Mini-Axe / Hammer Head
Size: 2 3/4" long x 2 1/2" wide x 1 1/4" thick with 3/4" wide groove
Material: Black Crystalline Hematite
Age: Middle Archaic (8,000 – 5,500 BP)
American Indian Tools: Axe Head 3/4 Groove. Note sparkling hematite crystals shining through broken surfaces. Cute little well-used tool for your collection.
Provenance: Cass Co, Illinois
Date found: Auction May 2004, Hanna City, IL
Price: $285

Indian stone tools look crude and primitive but Indian stone tools can cut, pierce and chip. The Native American Indians made stone tools from limited material stock.

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SANDERS GRINDERS

SS1
Type: Sanding Stone
Length: 4 3/4” x 2 11/16” x 1 1/8”>

Material: Olive Hardstone
Age: Late Archaic (5,500 – 2,500 BP)
Comments: Few of us realize how important a good sanding stone was in the Stone Age. It was needed for edging ax heads and for keeping fingernails trimmed.
Provenance: Pike County IL
Acquisition: Michael Lewis Collection. Mr. Lewis was an avid collector of all things authentic – especially Indian Artifacts.
Acquisition: Yates City IL Indian artifacts auction on June 29, 2013.

$45

 

KNIVES SCRAPERS

Archaic Indian Stone Tool

S7
Type: Scraper
Length: 4 1/4” x 2 1/8” x 5/8”<
Material: Bone Flint
Age: Late Archaic (5,500 – 2,500 BP)
Comments: A nice big scraper with a thumb-hold depression on the side for left-handed use.
Provenance: Pike County IL
Acquisition: Michael Lewis collection. Mr. Lewis was an avid collector of all things authentic – especially Indian Artifacts.
Acquisition: Yates City IL Indian artifacts auction on June 29, 2013.
$45

 

Archaic Knife / Scraper

K16
Type: Knife / Scraper
Length: 3”<
Material: Khaki / Gray Flint
Age: Late Archaic (5,500 – 2,500 BP)
Comments: Used for cutting and scraping.
Provenance: Spoon River valley site 2601D - Knox County, IL
Acquisition: Delores Hampton find 2007
Price: $25

 

Archaic Indian Stone Tool

K9   Knife
Length: 4 1/4”
Material: Bone White flint
Age:
Early Archaic (9,500 - 8,000 BP)
Probable Usage: Scraping and cutting.
Provenance:
Rushville IL, LaMoine River, Schuyler County
Date found:
Steelman estate auction, June 2010, Avon, IL
Price: $100

 

 

 

Bi-Color Knife

Item #: K5
Length: 3 1/2”
Material: Gray/Brown flint
Age: Middle Archaic (8,000 – 5,500 BP)
American Indian Tools: Scraping, cutting
Provenance: Iowa, Lee
County

Date found: From the Fred Smith Collection. Mr. Smith was an avid local collector who’s had Indian artifacts displayed in Lar Hothem’s numerous guide books. May 2009 Auction, Galesburg, IL
Price: $135
  

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Fire Knife

Item #: K7
Length: 2 1/2”
Material: Red/yellow jasper                               Age: Middle Archaic (8,000 – 5,500 BP)
American Indian Tools: Scraping, cutting
Provenance: Illinois, Fulton County
Date found: From the Fred Smith Collection. Mr. Smith was an avid local collector who’s had Indian artifacts displayed in Lar Hothem’s numerous guide books. May 2009 Auction, Galesburg, IL
Price: $155  
 

 

American Indian Stone Age Tools

Brown Knife

Item #: K6
Length: 3 3/8”
Material: Brown Chert
Age: Middle Archaic (8,000 – 5,500 BP)
American Indian Tools: Scraping, cutting
Provenance: Iowa, Lee
County

Date found: From the Fred Smith Collection. Mr. Smith was an avid local collector who’s had Indian artifacts displayed in Lar Hothem’s numerous guide books. May 2009 Auction, Galesburg, IL
Price: $75

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Archaic Indian Stone Tool

S5   Scraper
Length: 3 9/16”
Material: Burlington chert
Age: Middle Archaic (8,000 – 5,500 BP)
American Indian Tools: Harvesting & cutting and skinning
Recovered from Spoon River bottomland in the 1940s – 1970s near Williamsfield, IL where many of the figurines on this website were found. From the Glen R. Kneer Collection.
Provenance: Knox CO. IL, Site 2601.A
Price: $67

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Woodland Indian Gorget

GT1  Gorget
Size: 3 3/4" long x 2 1/8" wide x 7/16" thick
Material: Banded glacial slate
Age: Early Woodland (2,500 – 2,200 BP)
Provenance:
Pike County, IL
Date found: From independent dealer Galesburg, IL May, 2011
Price: $425  
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American Indian Stone Age Tools

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