Adze. Material: stone. Size: 2 1/2" W. x 5 1/4" L. Description: Cedar Valley chert; native to Southeastern Minnesota.
Adze used by Native Americans. Dr. Schirmer of Minnesota State University, Mankato visited 2 July 2013 and determined that this is a Native American tool. Currently displayed in the flat exhibit case located on the museum balcony timeline.