Native American Stone Knife 1
This stone knife measures around 3.5cm by 2.6cm by .8cm. It is known as a cryptocrystalline lithic, and is made out of chert–either Eppler or Harmonyvale. It is a milky white/grey color, has percussion marks, and appears to be flat.
Photograph by Alexandra Nasar
SUNY New Paltz archives
Dr. Diamond, professor at SUNY New Paltz
It is temporarily non-diagnostic; it could have originated anywhere in the time span from 7000 BC-1678.
This item belongs to Dr. Diamonds archeology collection at SUNY New Paltz