Dawson Mounds 23BO9 chert tools


Broken Biface (flaked on both sides) tool fragment
MHS 1993.100.100
Local chert - not heat treated
Length = 70 mm, Width = 41 mm, Thickness = 10 mm, Weight = 29.3 grams



Midsection of a broken knife
MHS 1993.100.99 / ASM number 23BO9-23 / Fowke artifact type number 19
Burlington chert - not heat treated
Length = 44 mm, Width = 25 mm, Thickness = 8 mm, Weight = 10.8 grams



Fragment of thick biface tool
MHS 1993.100.94 / ASM number 23BO9-23 / Fowke artifact type number 19
Burlington chert - heat treated to a bright red color
Length = 72 mm, Width = 38 mm, Thickness = 13 mm, Weight = 33.7 grams



Unifacial (flaked on one side) scraper
MHS 1993.100.84 / ASM number 23BO9-27 / Fowke artifact type number 19 and B4
Ordovician chert - gray, not heat treated
Length = 47 mm, Width = 33 mm, Thickness = 9 mm, Weight = 12.0 grams



Base to a biface preform or knife, snapped at midsection
MHS 1993.100.93 / ASM number 23BO9-23 / Fowke artifact type number 19
Burlington chert - not heat treated
Length = 46 mm, Width = 40 mm, Thickness = 9 mm, Weight = 21.2 grams



Tool Preform (unfinished tool)
MHS 1993.100.96 / ASM number 23BO9-23 / Fowke artifact type number 19
Burlington chert - heat treated to a bright red color
Length = 72 mm, Width = 38 mm, Thickness = 13 mm, Weight = 33.7 grams



Broken tip to a bifacial tool
MHS 1993.100.102 / ASM number 23BO9-21 / Fowke artifact type number 19
Burlington chert - heat treated to a pinkish white color
Length = 52 mm, Width = 34 mm, Thickness = 9 mm, Weight = 16.0 grams



Unifacial scraper / flake knife
MHS 1993.100.103 / ASM number 23BO9-23 / Fowke artifact type number 19
Burlington chert - not heat treated
Length = 66 mm, Width = 38 mm, Thickness = 10 mm, Weight = 32.5 grams



Broken tip to a knife with evidence of resharpening
MHS 1993.100.101 / ASM number 23BO9 / Fowke artifact type number 19
Burlington chert - not heat treated
Length = 48 mm, Width = 28 mm, Thickness = 9 mm, Weight = 12.1 grams



Core with cortex
MHS 1993.100.88 / ASM number 23BO9 / Fowke artifact type number 19
Jefferson City Fm. chert with oolites - not heat treated - gray banded
Length = 81 mm, Width = 67 mm, Thickness = 37 mm, Weight = 193.7 grams



Preform for a knife or large point
MHS 1993.100.80 / ASM number 23BO9 / Fowke artifact type number 19
Burlington chert - not heat treated - light brown
Length = 132 mm, Width = 47 mm, Thickness = 13 mm, Weight = 88.0 grams



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