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Object Name Beetle
Catalog Number 1993.8.61
Material(s) Wood
Dimensions H-35.25 W-7 D-7.5 inches
Description This is a solid wood beetle with a heavy rough cylinder at the bottom carved from a hard knot. A thin handle emerges from the cylinder. There are tool marks clearly visible on the flattened top of the striking end.
Notes A heavy striking tool used to drive posts or similar tasks. Collected by the donor from antique shops and barns, etc. in southern Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky over the last thirty years.
Collection George Underhill Collection
People Jefferson County
Subjects Jefferson County
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS