71952--Kentucky Pinetree,hornstone & cortex

«Back

 

71952--Kentucky Pinetree,hornstone & cortex

71952--Kentucky Pinetree,hornstone & cortex
71952--Kentucky Pinetree,hornstone & cortex
71952--Kentucky Pinetree,hornstone & cortex

Total visits 3831

 

Price: $47.00
Status: Available

Decent, even if well used Pinetree from Daviess or area county in Kentucky. The hornstone shows that it was an 'edge piece' that had the cherty limestone on one side--the Early Archaic knapper, Pinetree Culture, made use of that cortex inclusion, actually made it the main work edge of this 2&1/16" Pinetree. Why use the 'rough side', sorry, I've had the piece more than a decade, never quite came up with a good explanation myself--they just did. Note that near the tip the blade edge is indented, but not use polished too much. It'd seem they kept serrating that sharpening notch...and maybe that's what the entire piece was for--shaft sharpener. While a use-made tip ding was never repaired, all four cardinal points of the base/ barbs are intact. You find a Pinetree with all four base points, it's unusual--generally at least ONE is damaged. That fact alone tells you the piece had some purpose other than everyday meal prep. The basal edge here is extra well ground, and the tip has a shine that indicates it was a polishing feature, the sharp edges worn down--a tool that had more than one use, very obviously, and lifetime guaranteed real. Shipping is included with the price, checks or M.O.s are welcomed. Sorry, I do not use paypal--Roy A.

Disclaimer: Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing

More Items from R.A.Autry Artifacts

68757--Illinois Cornernotch,3.5

$175.00    Views: 3834

Status: Available

67037--Granite Illinois Celt, great bit polish

$87.00    Views: 3823

Status: Available

72652--Glossy white So. Illinois Cobbs,4.1"

$195.00    Views: 3826

Status: Available

72651--Creek found Kentucky Kirk, strong patina

$165.00    Views: 3821

Status: Available

75035--Massive Hornstone Adena, 4.45"

$245.00    Views: 3840

Status: Available

74654--Gice grade Kentucky Table Rock

$49.00    Views: 3834

Status: Available

2671--Seven decent Kentucky arrowheads

$27.00    Views: 3819

Status: Available

72847-- Ohio River found hornstone arrowheads

$35.00    Views: 3823

Status: Available

68644--Illinois Celt, found in 1956

$57.00    Views: 3820

Status: Available Price Reduced

You have no Item(s) in your cart
STORE OWNER LOGIN
Email:
Password:
Forgot Password?
FEATURED PRODUCTS
Early Triangular
Price: $100.00
Status:Available
Total Views: 3834
 
Ohio Dovetail Dual COA
Price: $599.00
Status:Available
Total Views: 3855
 
Coryell Ensor
Price: $118.00
Status:Available
Total Views: 3843
 
6.5\" Arkansas Smith Point
Price: $1,100.00
Status:Available
Total Views: 62
 
73299--Snyders point, really, really colorful flint
Price: $60.00
Status:Available
Total Views: 3830