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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 for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statement
Resource Identifiermch0035
CONTENTdm file name7652232122002_mch0035.jpg
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