Mississippian Knife
# 9987  

$ 250.00


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#9987

Dimensions
165mm x 39mm

Age
900-1,200 A.D.

Material
Possibly Dark Tan Platteville Chert

Provenance
Iowa
Comments
A Very Large Size, Typically Made, Visibly Aged, Anciently Use Sharpened And Used, Nicely Edge Flaked Mississippi Knife That Exhibits Surface Oxidation Aging And Stone Coloration Patination, Aged Surface Soil And Mineral Deposits, Correct Rounded Base And Overall Shape, Visible Aged Blade Sharpening Use Reduction, Correct Material And Manufacture For The Area Found. Sold By Ray Fraser, For An Illinois Collector, To Larry Shaver, September 2007. Pictured In Who s Who # 11, On Page 477. This Nice, Large Example, Was Very Possibly A Late Period, Hand Held Knife, Due To The Basal Dulling. Includes A Ken Partain Certificate Of Authenticity.