Caddo Hand Held Knife
# 9819  

$ 135.00


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#9819

Dimensions
80mm x 23mm

Age
1,200-700 B.P.

Material
Novaculite

Provenance
Pope County Arkansas
Comments
A Very Nice, Colorful, Visibly Aged And Anciently Used Caddoan Knife That Exhibits Surface Frosting Aging And Stone Coloration Patination, Deep Aged Surface Stained Coloration Hinge Fractures, Correct Late Overall Pressure Style Blade Flaking, Visible Aged Blade Edge Ancient Sharpening Use, Visible Hafting Notching, Correct Material And Manufacture For The Area Found. Found Near The Petit Jean And Arkansas River On A Caddoan Site. This Type Is Associated With The Caddoan Mound Builders Pottery Culture, Used As A Hand Held Knife, Very Possibly Originally Hafted In A Deer Antler. Includes a Ken Partain Certificate Of Authenticity.