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Hi Ralph, this looks like a spearhead, it is very thick and heavy, with carvings/etchings on each side. The sides of the spear appear to have specific carvings as well?

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Hi Lori,

These are interesting objects.  This one is rather to "bulky" to be a spear point and the image too small to see the etchings.  This may have been used as a drill or something similar but the flaking is very indistinct.  There is a nice symmetry  which could identify this as a preform.  

Ralph

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Ralph Salier

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Archaeologist for the last 30 years. Norh American generalist and Hopwell culture/Red Ocher culture specifically. Lithics Expert and Ground Stone tools.

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Numerous museums in US and Canada. Several University Anthropology Departments.

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