|Object ID #||1959.019.010|
|Lexicon category||4: T&E For Materials|
|Place of Origin||Euphrasia Township (formerly), Municipality of Grey Highlands, Grey County|
|Description||A First Nations-made, double-ended stone chisel hand tool or a digging tool head from the Fred Birch Collection.|
Collected by Frederick Birch (b. 1840-d. 1923) who was an amateur archaeologist living in Wodehouse, Euphrasia Township, Grey County, at the time. He collected First Nations artifacts in Euphrasia and nearby townships. It is not known what year he collected this tool. It last belonged to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bowes.
The Petun Nation lived in the Blue Mountains area - it is unknown whether it dates from their era or is a Laurentian era tool.
|Collection||First Nations, Archaeological Collection|
|Dimensions||W-5.2 L-12.8 D-3.4 cm|
|Found||Euphrasia Township (formerly), Municipality of Grey Highlands, Grey County|
First Nations of Central Canada