Corner Notch Arrow Point Lithic Reproduction by Virgil Tonn

Item BR153              

This Item was Sold on 21 October 2010 for $16

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This beautiful lithic reproduction of a corner notched arrow point with elegant parallel flaking was made by Virgil Tonn, a rancher from Georgetown, just north of Austin, Texas. The material is Royal Mexican Green Flint. Virgil achieves the beautiful flake patterns by grinding down a blank to a perfect configuration and then he flakes it. This grinding technique was perfected by the ancient Egyptians, but not by Native Americans. Virgil positioned the dark spot in the material to the central position. The dark spot can only be seen from one side. Length = 55 mm ; Weight = 6.1 gm

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