Benton Blade
# 9826  

$ 225.00

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86mm x 31mm

6,000-4,000 B.P.

Dover Chert

Franklin County Alabama
A Medium, Thin For The Size, Colorful, Visibly Anciently Aged, Well Made Benton Blade That Exhibits Surface Sheen Aging And Stone Coloration Patination, Correct Straight Base And Overall Shape, Aged Color Stained Hinge Deposits, Correct Archaic Style Blade Flaking, Deep Aged Stained Surface Pore Deposits, Correct Material And Manufacture For The Area Found. The Benton Blades Are Often Found In Caches And Used As A Knife Or Ground Stored In Caches, Allowing The Dampness To Soften The Stone, Aiding In Knapping Into Benton Points. This Is A Very Nice, Highly Collectible Example. Includes A Ken Partain Certificate Of Authenticity.