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Type: Paleo Crescent Knife Length:2 3/16" Material: Bone White Flint Age: Late Paleo-Indian - Plano Culture 13,200 - 12,900 Probable Usage: Crescent knife blades are rare. Provenance: Spoon River valley in Illinois, Knox County. From the Delores Hampton Collection near Williamsfield, IL where many of the figurines on this website were found. Acquisition: April 2001

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Type: Paleo Square Knife Length: 4 7/8" Material: Purple Freckled Chert Age: Late Paleo-Indian - Plano Culture 13,200 - 12,900 Probable Usage: Knife blade / lance tip form. Free sickle handle included. Provenance: Spoon River valley in Illinois, Knox County

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