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This page contains Ancient Native American Indian "knapped" flint and chert tools such as Knife Blades, Hide Scrapers and Drills to name a few
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Item: Type: Vandenberg Stemmed Knife Provenance: Price
FT105 A nice medium-sized chocolate brown Franciscan chert Vandenberg Stemmed Recovered from 125.00
Knife blade which is well flaked on both faces but which shows ancient usage Santa Barbara, California
wear to the tip as well as to one of it's cutting edges. It also appears to have had
it's stem re-shaped in ancient times
  Era: Middle Archaic to Developmental Phase - 1,500 to 5,000 years old
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Item: Type: Shaft Scraper Provenance: Price
FT106 A very unique uni-faced chocolate brown Franciscan chert Shaft Scraper which Recovered from 45.00
appears to have a sheared base from ancient use. Quite an interesting item. Santa Barbara, California
  Era: Middle Archaic to Developmental Phase - 1,500 to 5,000 years old
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Item: Type: Cascade Knife Provenance: Price
FT107 A most interesting black dacite Cascade Knife blade made on a HUGE flake and Recovered from 175.00
retaining the percussion bulb from the original flake's form on side B at the base. It Southern Oregon
shows super, super advanced minute micro-flaking patterns along one edge of side A
as well as to a single edge at the centerline of side B. At first I thought that this one was
an "unfinished" Knife blade, but I learned differently. (See this blade featured on my
museum page under the topic: "Only the necessary... An article on "unfinished" tools")
  Era: Early Archaic Period - 4,000 to 8,000 years old
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Item: Type: Graver / Scraper Multi-purpose Tool Provenance: Price
FT108 A nice uni-faced off-white chert Graver / Scraper Multi-purpose Recovered from 30.00
tool which shows flaking patterns only around it's working edges Deadwood, South Dakota
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Item: Type: Winged Drill Provenance: Price
FT109 A very nice, and quite small (for type) light green-gray chert Winged Drill which Recovered from 30.00
has good flaking patterns around it's working edges. Quite an attractive piece. Central Texas
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Item: Type: Pencil Drills (2) Provenance: Price
FT110 A nice pair of Archaic gray and black chert Pencil Drills Recovered from Northern Alabama 40.00
which show thorough flaking patterns to both faces. in the Tennessee River area
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Item: Type: Stemmed Drill Provenance: Price
FT111 A very attractive creamy white chert Stemmed Drill which was re-worked from a Plains Recovered from 50.00
Triangular point. The craftsmanship is superior with thorough flaking patterns on both Sheridan, Wyoming
faces by an accomplished knapper. It's "all there" as it was anciently made and used.
  Era: Proto-Historic Period - 150 to 200 years old
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Item: Type: Drill Provenance: Price
FT112 A very rustic and crude semi-translucent obsidian Drill Found by L.L Valdivia in 10.00
which has only sparse flaking patterns to the tip area. Northwestern California
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Item: Type: Cascade Knife Blade Provenance: Price
JFFT34 A gorgeous mottled brown and cream-colored petrified wood Cascade Knife blade Recovered from the Columbia River 200.00
which is thoroughly flaked on both faces by a very experienced knapper. It shows near the Dalles, Oregon
some ancient usage chipping to the edges, but is still overall a great ancient piece
  Era: Early Archaic Period - 4,000 to 8,000 years old Ex: Milton Tuck
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Item: Type: Cascade Knife Blade Provenance: Price
JFFT35 A very nice, well formed purple-gray chert Cascade Knife Blade which Recovered from the Columbia River 250.00
measures 3-15/16" long. It's well flaked on both faces and shows some slight at the Dalles, Oregon
ancient usage chipping to the edges. Still a very nice, "meaty" blade.
  Era: Early Archaic Period - 4,000 to 8,000 years old Ex: Milton Tuck

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Item: Type: Curved Ensor Knife Blade Provenance: Price
DIFT28 An OUTSTANDING and totally GORGEOUS very light gray flint Curved Ensor Recovered from 1,100.00
Knife Blade. It's extremely well made and measures 4 3/4" x 1 1/4" with thorough Bell County, Texas
flaking to both faces by a very experienced knapper. Additionally it shows intricate
secondary pressure flaking to it's cutting edges. An exceptionally nice artifact.
  Era: Late Archaic to Early Woodland Period - 1,500 to 4,000 years old Rogers COA
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Item: Type: Morse Knife Provenance: Price
DIFT29 Now this one is one Striking item! A gorgeous, colorful glossy lavender, tan and Found by Maggie Graham 650.00
blue high grade flint Morse Knife Blade which is very sturdy and well made. It on the Tennessee River
measures 4 3/4" x 1 1/4" and has exceptional and thorough flaking patterns to in Hardin County, Tennessee
both faces with nice, intricate secondary pressure flaking patterns to it's edges.
Just an exceptional piece that's "all there" as it was anciently made and used.
  Era: Woodland Period - 1,500 to 3,000 years old Jackson COA
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Item: Type: Friday Knife Blade Provenance: Price
DIFT30 A most attractive semi-translucent mottled blue and white with "flecks" of black Recovered from 280.00
chalcedony Friday Knife Blade. It closely resembles moss-agate and measures 3 1/4" long Zapata County, Texas
with thorough flaking patterns to both faces, although the flaking patterns are slightly
subdued owing to the nature of the host material. It shows traces of ancient re-sharpening
to one edge of the tip which gives the tip a "hooked" appearance. (photos 6 & 7)
  Era: Woodland Period - 1,500 to 4,000 years old Rogers COA
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Item: Type: Friday Knife Blade Provenance: Price
DIFT31 A most interesting dark gray chert Friday Knife Blade which measures 3 13/16" Found in Ingram, Texas 495.00
x 1 15/16". It's well formed although it's also obvious that the ancient knapper
had difficulty flaking this one and ran into a few sections, mostly in the center of Ex: Doss
side A, which resisted flaking, leaving a few (slight) flake terminating ledges. Ex: Wheless
  Era: Woodland Period - 1,500 to 4,000 years old Rogers COA
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Item: Type: Darl Knife Blade Provenance: Price
DIFT32 A fairly thin dark gray chert Darl Knife Blade which measures 3 5/8" x 1 5/8". It's fairly well Recovered 525.00
flaked on both faces, but mostly by crude percussion flaking. It shows hints of left hand beveling from Central Texas
on both faces with more intricate secondary pressure flaking patterns along the beveled edges. Ex: Al Kennedy
  Era: Woodland Period - 1,000 to 2,500 years old Rogers COA
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Item: Type: Gahagan Blade Provenance: Price
DIFT33 A very dark and attractive purple chert Gahagan Blade which is well flaked on both Recovered from 325.00
faces by the ancient percussion method, resembling similar artifacts from the Paleo Webb County, Texas
period. It measures 3 1/4" x 1 3/16" and had very intricate secondary pressure
flaking to it's cutting edges which resulted in shallow serration patterns. It's VERY
thin for a knife blade, but definitely could get the job done with it's still sharp edges. Ex: Al Kennedy
  Era: Woodland Period - 1,500 to 4,000 years old Rogers COA
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Item: Type: Archaic Knife Blade Provenance: Price
DIFT34 A most attractive mottled light blue and white chert curved Archaic Knife Blade Found by Kermit Agabright 325.00
which measures 4 13/16" x 1 1/2. It's well flaked on both faces and still retains in Coryell County, Texas
VERY sharp edges, even after all these years.
  Era: Transitional Paleo Period - 5,000 to 10,000 years old Jackson COA
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Item: Type: LeFlore Blade Provenance: Price
DIFT35 YIKES!... Now this one's a REAL beauty! A mottled white, pink and burgundy heat Recovered from 350.00
treated Reed Springs chert LeFlore Blade, which started out as a Caddo Blade until it was LeFlore County, Oklahoma
anciently reduced to it's current "Drill Form". It measures 3 7/8" x 7/16 and is thoroughly Ex: John Richardson
flaked on both faces to a median ridge. Just an outstanding and attractive artifact. Ex: Steve Granger
  Era: Mississippian Period - 600 to 800 years old Perino COA

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Item: Type: Kinney Knife Blade Provenance: Price
DIFT19 A fairly large, very broad and very thin light tan chert Kinney Knife Blade which is in perfect Found by Todd Lane on the old 630.00
condition, fresh as the day it was made. Flaking patterns are thorough on both faces and it Nueces River near Laguna in
has great secondary pressure flaking all around it's edges. Just a spectacular artifact! Uvalde County, Texas
  Era: Middle Archaic to Woodland Period - 2,000 to 5,000 years old Rogers COA
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Item: Type: Covington Knife Blade Provenance: Price
DIFT20 A HUGE and most attractive mottled gray flint Covington Knife Blade which has Recovered from 780.00
attractive, thorough flaking on both faces by an ancient knapper who really knew Central Texas (NFI)
what he was doing, coupled with good secondary pressure flaking to it's edges.
It's quite thin for it's size and is just an exceptional ancient artifact
  Era: Late Archaic Period - 3,000 to 4,000 years old Rogers COA
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Item: Type: Darl Knife Blade Provenance: Price
DIFT21 A very long and outstanding, light blue-gray Georgetown flint Darl Knife Blade Recovered from 595.00
which is fairly sturdy and well flaked on both faces with secondary pressure Burnet County, Texas
flaking patterns along it's cutting edges. It shows slight left handed beveling along
a single edge (left edge in photo 1) from ancient resharpenings. This is one
exceptional artifact which is "all there" as it was anciently made and used
  Era: Woodland Period - 1,000 to 2,500 years old Rogers COA
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Item: Type: Gahagan Knife Blade Provenance: Price
DIFT22 A highly attractive and quite thin mottled light blue-gray flint Gahagan Knife Blade Recovered from 840.00
which is thoroughly flaked on both faces with very intricate serrated pressure flaking Bell County, Texas
patterns along all of it's cutting edges. Quite an exceptional and very scarce artifact.
  Era: Woodland Period - 1,500 to 4,000 years old Rogers COA
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Item: Type: Archaic Bi-Pointed Knife Blade Provenance: Price
DIFT23 Now this one's a REAL Beauty! A gorgeous mottled brown and gray butterscotch jasper Recovered from Texas 575.00
Archaic Bi-Pointed Knife blade which is thoroughly flaked on both faces with good
secondary pressure flaking patterns along all of it's cutting edges. It has a couple of slight,
minor ledges on side B, just above the horizontal centerline where the host material resisted
  transverse flaking attempts by it's creator. Quite an outstanding and attractive artifact Ex: Randy Best
  Era: Transitional Paleo Period - 5,000 to 10,000 years old Rogers COA
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Item: Type: San Saba Knife Blade Provenance: Price
DIFT24 YIKES!... A VERY long and sturdy tan chert San Saba Knife Blade which is Recovered from 725.00
well flaked on both faces with nice secondary pressure flaking patterns along all Coryell County, Texas
of it's cutting edges. This is quite an exceptional and obviously well-used ancient
knife blade which would make a great centerpiece to any collection.
  Era: Woodland Period - 2,000 to 3,000 years old Rogers COA
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Item: Type: Friday Knife Blade Provenance: Price
DIFT25 An absolutely GORGEOUS mottled blue flint Friday Knife blade which is extremely well made Recovered from 750.00
and has very thorough flaking patterns to both faces, created by a very advanced knapper. Bell County, Texas
This beauty is as fresh as the day it was made and is simply an outstanding ancient artifact
  Era: Woodland Period - 1,500 to 4,000 years old Rogers COA
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Item: Type: Castroville Base Tanged Knife Provenance: Price
DIFT26 A fairly large and broad (for type) brown flint Castroville Base Tanged Knife which is missing Recovered from 520.00
one tang due to ancient resharpenings. It's thoroughly flaked on both faces with good Central Texas (NFI)
secondary pressure flaking patterns to it's cutting edges. It has a lateral shear to 1/2 of the edge
of the base (photos 7,8,10 & 11) but it otherwise "all there" as it was anciently made and used.
  Era: Late Archaic to Woodland Period - 1,500 to 4,000 years old Rogers COA
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Item: Type: Archaic Square Knife Blade Provenance: Price
DIFT27 A very large and fairly thin tan chert Archaic Square Knife Blade which is thoroughly flaked Recovered from Brush Creek 600.00
on both faces with good secondary pressure flaking to it's cutting edges, introduced during in Travis County, Texas
re-sharpening stages. Quite an impressive artifact, both for it's size as well as it's craftsmanship
  Era: Archaic Period - 4,000 to 7,500 years old Rogers COA
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Item: Type: Set of 5 Thumbnail Scrapers Provenance: Price
RFFT21 A nice set of 5 blue-gray chert ThumbNail scrapers Recovered from Cloud County, Kansas 25.00
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Item: Type: Set of 4 Thumbnail Scrapers Provenance: Price
RFFT22 A nice set of 4 blue-gray chert ThumbNail scrapers Recovered from Cloud County, Kansas 15.00
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Item: Type: Set of 3 Thumbnail Scrapers Provenance: Price
RFFT23 A nice set of 4 blue-gray chert ThumbNail scrapers Recovered from Cloud County, Kansas 20.00

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Item: Type: Harahey Knife Blade Provenance: Price
RFFT1 A pretty beefy red and pink chert Harahey Knife Blade which is basically "flat" Recovered from the Snake River 125.00
with minimal surface knapping but having pronounced beveling on all 4 edges in Cherry County, Nebraska
with much more detailed flaking patterns evident.
Era: Mississippian Period - 350 to 700 years old
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Item: Type: Archaic Knife Provenance: Price
RFFT2 A fairly beefy off-white moss agate Archaic Knife blade showing much Recovered from Julesburg, Colorado 85.00
ancient usage with it's asymmetrical form caused by ancient resharpenings.
Era: Early Archaic Period - 5,000 to 8,000 years old
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Item: Type: Archaic Knife Provenance: Price
RFFT3 A somewhat crude gray and off-white chert Archaic Knife Blade which must Recovered from the South Platte River 65.00
have been recovered from IN the Platte River, since it has a high degree of river in Ovid, Colorado
polish, and a heavy duty stack to side B at the horizontal centerline (left side in
photos 4 and 6) which reveals that it was mostly a "side-cutting" knife blade.
Era: Early Archaic Period - 5,000 to 8,000 years old
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Item: Type: Varied Tool Kit Provenance: Price
RFFT4 A nice group of 3 late Archaic period tools consisting of a nice winged jasper drill, a Recovered from Evans, Colorado 40.00
somewhat crude dart point and an under-sized gray chert thumbnail scraper. A neat little trio.
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Item: Type: Winged Drill Provenance: Price
RFFT5 A pretty nice crystal quartzite winged drill, Recovered from Riley County, Kansas 35.00
most likely from the late Archaic period.
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Item: Type: Multi-purpose Paleo Tool Provenance: Price
RFFT7 A quite crude multi-purpose scraper/graver tool created from a flat dark gray flint cobble Recovered from Yuma, Colorado 150.00
which retains the plain and rough outer cortex of the host stone. Typical of many Paleo period
tools, this one demonstrates the "only the necessary" attitude of many Paleo period artifacts.
Era: Late Paleo Period - 9,500 to 11,250 years old
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Item: Type: Paleo Knife/Perforator Provenance: Price
RFFT8 A very thick and somewhat crude orange chert combination perforator/knife blade, most Recovered from the Snake River 150.00
likely from the Paleo period when multi-purpose tools were "the norm". It's crudely flaked in Cherry County, Nebraska
on both faces and appears to have been a "heavy duty" work-horse of a tool.
Era: Late Paleo Period - 9,500 to 11,250 years old
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Item: Type: Archaic Knife Provenance: Price
RFFT9 An interesting gray flint Archaic Crescent Knife Blade which shows mostly Recovered from Coryell County, Texas 75.00
percussion flaking patterns on side B with a good combination of percussion
flaking followed-up by secondary pressure flaking to the edges of side A.
Unfortunately this one lost a corner of it's base in ancient times.
Era: Transitional Paleo Period - 5,000 to 10,000 years old
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Item: Type: Archaic Knife Provenance: Price
RFFT10 A VERY meaty speckled tan jasper Archaic Knife Blade which is well flaked on Recovered from Coryell County, Texas 325.00
both faces with just a little bit of nibbling from the very tip. This is one heck of a
huge butchering blade which was obviously reserved for the BIG game processing.
Era: Transitional Paleo Period - 5,000 to 10,000 years old
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Item: Type: Paleo Scrapers / Flake Knives Provenance: Price
RFFT11 A nice set consisting of 2 Paleo end scrapers and 2 Paleo flake knives in Found by Max Leistrit in Lakeside, Nebraska 75.00
a variety of colorful materials. A great study lot in very good condition.
Era: Transitional Paleo Period - 5,000 to 10,000 years old
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Item: Type: Archaic Knife Provenance: Price
RFFT12 A very attractive glossy brown and tan jasper Archaic Knife Blade which shows Recovered from Lincoln County, Nebraska 150.00
heavy duty river polish. It's well flaked on both faces with special attention given
to it's cutting edges with secondary pressure flaking.
Era: Transitional Paleo Period - 5,000 to 10,000 years old
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Item: Type: Archaic Knife Provenance: Price
RFFT13 A MONSTER of a black and gray chert hafted butchering Archaic Knife blade. Recovered from Sandoval County, New Mexico 125.00
The flaking patterns on this most ancient Knife blade are VERY rough and
crude, but that only adds to it's "rugged" charm. Obviously a tool from the
earliest periods of man's existence in this "new world".
Era: Transitional Paleo Period - 5,000 to 10,000 years old
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Item: Type: Scottsbluff II Provenance: Price
RFFT14 A most attractive pink and lavender Scottsbluff knife blade made from Alibates flint. It's Recovered from Lamar, Colorado 350.00
reasonably thin for it's size and shows mostly percussion flaking patterns to both faces,
indicative of the Paleo Era, with slight secondary pressure flaking patterns appearing
along it's cutting edges. The cutting edges definitely show usage wear and the surface hints
at being river polished long ago. Although it's quite asymmetrical, as most knife blades
are, this one is still quite a desirable artifact, for it's antiquity as well as for it's colorfulness.
Era: Plains Paleo - 8,000 to 10,000 years old
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Item: Type: Corner Tang Knife Provenance: Price
RFFT15 Weird, weird, weird is all I can say. This one is a highly unusual and most likely unique (one of a Recovered from Wyoming (NFI) 350.00
kind) semi-translucent honey colored agate Corner Tang knife blade made on a very large flake and
having nice frosty desert bleaching on both faces. "Most" corner tang knives are very refined with
good flaking patterns on both faces, but this one is in a class all by itself, having been made from a
very large flake and only showing sparse secondary flaking patterns along it's working edges.
Pictured in Overstreet's guide to Indian Arrowhead, 12th edition, page 942. Quite a unique piece!
Era: Late Archaic Period - 1,000 to 3,400 years old
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Item: Type: Archaic Knife Blade Provenance: Price
RFFT20 A very sturdy and well used white burlington chert Archaic Knife Blade which is fairly Found by Don Snyder in 125.00
well flaked on both faces by a novice knapper. It shows typical knife blade usage wear the town of Collinsville in
marks to both edges as well as to the very tip but is not bad for an artifact of this age. It Madison County, Illinois
also has a "ledge" on side B at the horizontal centerline where the host material resisted
flaking attempts and terminated these attempts. (right side in photo 4)
  Era: Archaic Period - 6,500 to 9,500 years old Stermer COA
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Item: Type: Sedalia Preform Provenance: Price
BEFT1 A very large, meaty and rough dirty off-white burlington chert Sedalia Preform Recovered from Sedalia 250.00
which shows obvious signs of it's ancient use as a butchering knife. I know it's in Pettis County, Missouri 115.00
ugly, but that's it's ancient charm showing
Era: Archaic Period - 3,000 to 5,000 years old
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Item: Type: Adze Provenance: Price
BEFT2 A very nicely formed gray and cream-colored burlington chert Adze in superior Recovered from Sedalia 200.00
condition. This one is coeval with the Sedalia types by association in Pettis County, Missouri 125.00
Era: Archaic Period - 3,000 to 5,000 years old Ex: Edward Hall
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Item: Type: Paleo Scraper Provenance: Price
BEFT3 A fairly large (for type) off-white burlington chert uni-faced hafted Scraper which is well Recovered from a known Clovis site near the town of Lick Creek in 75.00
made and well flaked and having an over-abundance of mineralization to side A alone. Union County, Illinois (details to buyer, including the exact location of 45.00
Era: Paleo Period - 10,600 to 11,500 years old this find; found with many other Clovis Era items listed in this release)
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Item: Type: Uni-faced Paleo Shaft Scraper / Cutting Tool Provenance: Price
BEFT4 A blue-gray cobden chert uni-faced Shaft-scraper & cutting tool from the Clovis Era. It has very intricate Recovered from a known Clovis site near the town of 75.00
pressure flaking to the concave edge (left side in photos 1 & 2) and appears to have a "snapped base" which Lick Creek in Union County, Illinois (details to buyer, 35.00
most likely was the normal method of manufacture, since I've seen this trait on many similar artifacts from this including the exact location of this find; found with
time era. An interesting and somewhat unique item from an ancient warriors Paleo "tool kit". Often, especially many other Clovis Era items listed in this release)
during the Paleo period, tools served multiple purposes, giving much credit to the Paleo Indian's ingenuity.
Era: Paleo Period - 10,600 to 11,500 years old
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Item: Type: Uni-faced Paleo Shaft Scraper / Cutting Tool Provenance: Price
BEFT5 A diagonally banded light gray and light brown cobden chert uni-faced Shaft-scraper & cutting tool Recovered from a known Clovis site near the town of 85.00
from the Clovis Era. It has fairly intricate secondary pressure flaking patterns to the cutting edge on Lick Creek in Union County, Illinois (details to buyer, 45.00
the left side in photos 1 & 2 while the "tip" is flat and retains the outer cortex of the original host including the exact location of this find; found with many
stone. The base is "snapped" which most likely was the normal method of manufacture, since I've other Clovis Era items listed in this release)
seen this trait on many similar artifacts from this time era. Often, especially during the Paleo period,
tools served multiple purposes, giving much credit to the Paleo Indian's ingenuity.
Era: Paleo Period - 10,600 to 11,500 years old
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Item: Type: Uni-faced Paleo Edge Cutting Tool / Graver Provenance: Price
BEFT6 An interesting, fairly thin blue-gray cobden chert Paleo uni-faced edge cutting tool / graver Recovered from a known Clovis site near the town of Lick Creek in 75.00
which appears to have been salvaged and re-worked from a larger artifact who's base was Union County, Illinois (details to buyer, including the exact location of 35.00
snapped off. Paleo tools aren't very common and this one is an excellent example of the this find; found with many other Clovis Era items listed in this release)
resourcefulness of the most ancient Paleo Indians.
Era: Paleo Period - 10,600 to 11,500 years old
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Item: Type: Archaic Knife Provenance: Price
BEFT7 A very thick and sturdy white burlington chert Archaic Knife Blade which is Recovered from 120.00
co-eval with the Sedalia types, by association. The form of this piece is quite Pike Co., MO 80.00
fascinating and I would have to call it a quarry blank which was knapped down
enough to serve as a Knife in the interim. It's thoroughly flaked on both faces, in the
normal style of a quarry blank and is an interesting study in ancient technology
Era: Archaic Period - 3,000 to 5,000 years old
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Item: Type: Archaic Knife Provenance: Price
BEFT8 A somewhat crude Sedalia-era Archaic Knife blade. The form of this piece is Recovered from 95.00
quite fascinating and I would have to call it a quarry blank which was knapped Pike Co., MO 45.00
down enough to serve as a Knife in the interim. It's well flaked on both faces, in
the normal style of a quarry blank but retains thicker, unworked sections on both
sides, indicating that it was still a "work in progress"
Era: Archaic Period - 3,000 to 5,000 years old
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Item: Type: Adze Provenance: Price
BEFT9 An off-white and tan burlington chert Adze which is quite thick and study. Knapping to Found near Sedalia in 95.00
this unusual artifact is non-descript and mostly used to form the rough shape to suit it's Pettis County, Missouri 45.00
intended use. This one is co-eval with the Archaic Sedalia types found in the same area.
Era: Archaic Period - 3,000 to 5,000 years old

 

 

 

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