- Museum number
Knife made of stone (chert).
- Curator's comments
- From acquisition "WV" From acquisition "Mason County".
See Christy Correspondence:
Letter A E Douglass, New York/C H Read, 24 Nov 1887 and 'Invoice of Objects, worked in Stone & Shell by American Indians ... sent, in Exchange ... Selected from the Private Collection of A E Douglass Esq. in the Museum of Natural History, New York.
Douglass writes 'The "Spear Points" or Knives and "Ovate Knives" illustrate the skilful art of the manufacturer, and, considering the material, will compare favorably with the Scandinavian objects in Flint which European Museums present.'
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Am1887C2.3718 (old CDMS no.)