Thebes Gap
# 1740  

$ Display-Broken And Glued

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5 11/16mm x 1 9/16mm

9,500 B.P.

Crescent Quarry Chert

Clark County Illinois
A Rare Type, Large Size, Visibly Aged, Exceptionally Well Made, Thebes Gap Style Point That Exhibits Surface Sheen And Stone Aging Coloration Patination, Visible Aged Beveled Blade Sharpening Use Wear, Aged Surface Soil And Mineral Deposits, Aging In The Narrow Notching, Rolled Basal Stem Edge Hafting Dulling, Correct Material And Manufacture For The Area Found. Ex-Duane Schneider Collection. The Thebes Gap Is Named For The Two Well Known, Large Biface Blades Found At The Olive Branch Site, Near Thebes, Illinois, A Shallow Mississippian River Crossing. Note: Broken And Glued. Includes Jerry Dickey And Ken Partain Certificates Of Authenticity