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Bifacially thinned blade / Northeast, Woodland

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Blade, Butler County Spear -- Bifacially thinned; This large blade is referred to as the Butler County spear. It was manufactured from Ohio Flint Ridge chalcedony. In form, it is quite similar to an Adena blade with basal notching.

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Title(s): 
Bifacially thinned blade
Culture: 
Northeast, Woodland
Date: 
500 BCE -- 500 CE
Period: 
Middle Woodland
Place: 
Butler, Ohio
Materials/Techniques: 
Stone -- Ohio flint, Ridge Chalcedony
Classification: 
Accession No: 
61.60241
Department: 
On View

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