If your wanting to, do not pay until you request an invoice total from me. Thebes E notch Point AKA: Thebes Keyhole. 4.24 inches or 107.79 mm. 1.49 inches or 37.96 mm.
0.38 inches or 9.77 mm. Early Archaic 10,000 to 8,000 BP. WOW, you will have trouble finding this point in this size and condition outside of a museum!Description of Physical Characteristics and Flaking Pattern. This is a medium to large triangular side notched point with a flat to elliptical cross section. The blade may range from straight to excurvate. Heavily re-sharpened examples may have a recurvate blade. Serrations may be seen on the blade of re-sharpened examples. The blade is commonly beveled on the left side of the blade (Justice, 1987). The notch is expanded with flaking in separate directions leaving the appearance of an E.
The base may vary from slightly concave to convex. The base has heavy basal grinding. This point has a random flaking pattern. Length - 40 to 117 mm (average 57 mm), Stem Length - 13 to 26 mm, Width at Barbs - 24 to 56 mm, Stem Width - 23 to 46 mm, Neck Width - 15 to 21 mm, Thickness - 7 to 12 mm, Notch Depth - 5 to 12 mm, Notch Width - 4 to 10 mm. These points are commonly found in Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and into eastern Iowa.
This point is found with less frequency into Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and the upper Ohio River valley. This point is rarely found into Ontario limited to terraces and beach ridges. Winters is a distinguished anthropologist who did extensive research in Illinois. He identified this point during the survey of the Wabash Valley in Illinois.This point was named in a professional publication and has many professional references. This is a valid type.
Bolen E-Notch, Big Sandy E-Notch. Other points in this Cluster.Calf Creek, Lost Lake, St. Glacial Period: Early to Middle Holocene. That said if an item is graded and authenticated it is done so by a 3rd. Coins, paper notes, points etc... As for now we still live in a free country and you are free to move on!
That said I have many items listed for sale due to recent events leading to financial situations which are out of my control. I don't have any additional information on any item. Again this is not a store. The item "Native American Indian Thebes E Notch Point Ohio Early Archaic Prehistoric Relic" is in sale since Friday, August 28, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\Pre-1600\Artifacts".
The seller is "thebennetts07" and is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This item can be shipped to United States.