Middle Woodland Period, Hopewell Culture? 200 B.C. - A.D. 500 Hardin County, Kentucky 8-5/8 in.
finely flaked from heat-treated Kaolin chert; one side of the blade exhibiting a large "heat spall" that was apparently present when the blade was first crafted. Both sides of the blade with evidence of small, circular mineral incrustations.