Stone tool set. Handled stone knife and stone Clovis Point. Artifacts were found in close proximity to each other and may have been made and used by the same person. Knife features a raised handle that fits comfortably between thumb and index finger. Side view of knife shows handle is raised from blade approximately half an inch. Clovis Point has small flute at base and tip, and was probably also used as a knife. Clovis and related peoples made knives of different styles for different tasks.
Also featured is a hammer stone. Tool is based on Clovis curved stone typology. Uniface tool is enhanced to show detail. With a thickness of 3/4 of an inch, this tool is durable and ready for heavy duty use as a hammer or weapon. Curved stone technology was used to create a variety of tools, including knives, drills and hammers.
Photo 1: Artifacts resemble outline of New York State.
Photo 2: Handled stone knife and stone Clovis Point.
Photo 3: Side view of handled knife.
Photo 4: Hammer stone based on curved stone typology.