Peterson Clovis Blades - Metric Measurements

Several unifacial blades and flakes with retouch have been collected from the surface collection of the Peterson site.



Spokeshave on a large flake. Length = 100.7 mm, width = 55.0 mm, thickness = 25.7 mm, and weight = 121.4 grams.

Large flake with edge retouch. Length = 110.5 mm, width = 5.7 mm, thickness = 18.8 mm, and weight = 82.2 grams.

Length = 78.8 mm, width = 36.7 mm, thickness = 15.5 mm, and weight = 45.3 grams.

Length = 58.5 mm, width = 31.9 mm, thickness = 8.9 mm and weight = 19.4 grams.

Length = 78.6 mm, width = 41.2 mm, thickness = 11.9 mm, and weight = 30.9 grams.

Length = 76.6 mm, width = 47.3 mm, thickness = 12.9 mm, and weight = 54.3 grams.

Length = 32.7 mm, width = 21.2 mm, thickness = 5.0 mm, and weight = 4.7 grams.

Length = 47.7 mm, width = 29.4 mm, thickness = 7.2 mm, and weight = 10.3 grams.

Length = 50.4 mm, width = 25.7 mm, thickness = 9.1 mm, and weight = 10.7 grams.

Length = 60.1 mm, width = 46.5 mm, thickness = 14.2 mm and weight = 33.1 grams.

Length = 47.2 mm, width = 21.7 mm, thickness = 8.0 mm, and weight = 8.4 grams.

Length = 45.3 mm, width = 22.2 mm, thickness = 6.6 mm, and weight = 6.7 grams.

Length = 41.5 mm, width = 44.8 mm, thickness = 10.1 mm, and weight = 16.2 grams.

Blade measures 86.5 x 44.0 x 15.4 mm; weight not recorded. Surface find during 2010. Light gray chert with light gray Foraminifera fossils.


Blade measures 55.7 x 27.0 x 6.5 mm; weight not recorded. Surface find during 2010. Light gray chert with light gray Foraminifera fossils.


Blade measures 77 x 36 x 7 mm and weights 19.0 grams. Light gray chert with dark gray Foraminifera fossils.


Blade measures 63 x 21 x 9 mm and weights 12.5 grams. Yellowish white chert with white Foraminifera fossils.


Measures 57 x 21 x 8 mm and weighs 10.5 grams. A unifacial blade made out of dark gray cherwith with white Foraminiferia fossil inclusions.



Limace measures 68 x 28 x 11 mm and weighs 19.0 grams. Medium gray chert with white Foraminiferia fossil inclusions.

Limace measures 63 x 33 x 7 mm and weighs 15.6 grams. Medium gray chert with white and gray agate inclusions.


Blade measures 82 x 47 x 22 mm and weights 44.0 grams. Dark gray chert with white Foraminifera inclusions.



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