5 Biface Blades

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Object Name: 
5 Biface Blades
Accession Number: 
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Not on Display
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
Primary Description: 
5 Biface Blades. (A) Triangular blade with flat base. Random flaking pattern. Broken in two and mended. (B) Opaque charcoal grey obsidian with pale streaks. Lanceolate blade. One pointed end widening to middle and narrowing to rounded base. Elliptical cross-section. Semi-regular flaking pattern. One edge chipped. (C) Smokey grey obsidian. Long, narrow triangular blade with notches along both edges and rounded base coming to a point. Elliptical cross section. (D) Smokey grey obsidian. Long triangular side notched projectile point with flat base. Edges notched. Elliptical cross section. Semi-regular flaking. (D) Smokey grey obsidian. Long, narrow lanceolate projectile point with notched base. Curves slightly to side. Flat cross section.
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, Source
Jurors' Choice (New Glass Review 32) (2011) illustrated, p. 81, bottom; BIB# AI95693