Late 18th-early 19th century. Very similar to Peterson #96. Iron head, 5 1/2" high with wedge section crescent form blade, Oval form socket with oval eye and tapered hexagonal hammer poll. Early, probably original wood haft with rudimentary scroll form butt, pierced for a wrist thong. See Peterson #131, for a similar haft, dated to 1800, Chickasaw. Head with frosty light to medium oxidation.