Native American Stone Knife 1

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Title

Native American Stone Knife 1

Description

This stone knife measures around 3.5cm by 2.6cm by .8cm. It is known as a cryptocrystalline lithic, and is made out of chert—either Eppler or Harmonyvale. It is a milky white/grey color, has percussion marks, and appears to be flat.

Creator

Photograph by Alexandra Nasar

Source

SUNY New Paltz archives

Publisher

Dr. Diamond, professor at SUNY New Paltz

Date

It is temporarily non-diagnostic; it could have originated anywhere in the time span from 7000 BC-1678.

Rights

This item belongs to Dr. Diamonds archeology collection at SUNY New Paltz