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'Lost Lake' Chert Blade
'Lost Lake' Chert Blade
Resource Typeimage
Title'Lost Lake' Chert Blade
Coverage / Year6000 B.C. to 1000 B.C.
DescriptionThis is a blade used by the Archaic Indians. Made of chert, it has a notch on either side.
InterpretationThe Lost Lake blade is a medium-sized blade that is beveled on one side. This type of blade was named after examples found in the "Lost Lake" in Alabama but it is found in a large part of the southeastern United States.
Lesson Plans / ThemesPrehistoric Indians of Illinois; How we learn about communities; Communities and Geography;
Learning Standards16 History; 17 Geography; 18 Social systems
Author or CreatorMcLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill.
Other ContributorsMunson, Don, 1941-
Wyckoff, Martin A., 1950-
Koos, Greg, 1949-
Source'The Illustrated History of McLean County', pp. 10
Subject / KeywordsArchaic Indians; Equipment; Point, Projectile; Blades
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See http://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statementhttp://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc/conditions.htm
Resource Identifiermch0035
CONTENTdm file name7652232122002_mch0035.jpg
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