Peterson Site Scrapers

Several examples of spurred scrapers and end scrapers are in the surface collection from the Peterson site.

Length = 38.3 mm, width = 25.0 mm, thickness = 10.1 mm, and weight = 7.2 grams.

Spurred end scraper with gray fossil inclusions.

Measures 58 x 27 x 10 mm and weights 6.08 grams. Dark gray chert with cream colored Foraminifera fossil inclusions.

Spurred endscraper. Measures 83 x 42 x 10 mm and weight 35.3 grams. Gray banded chert with brownish white cortex and dark brown cortex.

Unfacial scraper. Measures 40 x 28 x 9 mm and weight 10.0 grams. Light gray banded chert with gray speckles.

Measures 35 x 23 x 7 mm and weights 6.8 grams. Light gray banded chert with off-white Foramaniferia fossil inclusions.

Measures 33 x 20 x 6 mm and weights 5.7 grams. Light gray banded chert with white Foramaniferia fossil inclusions.

Measures 26 x 19 x 6 mm and weights 5.6 grams. White chert with gray Foramaniferia fossil inclusions.

Measures 40 x 28 x 10 mm and weights 11.8 grams. Light gray banded chert with dark gray mottling and dark gray Foramaniferia fossil inclusions.

Measures 40 x 27 x 4.3 mm and weights 5.9 grams. Light gray banded chert with dark gray Foramaniferia fossil inclusions.

Measures 63 x 41 x 16 mm and weights 47.1 grams. Yellowish orange orthoquartzite with small white oolites.

End scraper manufactured Light Gray (10YR7/2) with light gray specks. Weight 7.8 grams.
Length = 38.0 mm, width = 27.2 mm, thickness = 8.5 mm.

Spokeshave from gray (10YR6/1) chert with an awl on the opposite side. Weight 11.9 grams
Length = 46.6 mm, width = 37.6 mm, thickness = 6.5 mm.

End scraper from grayish brown (10YR5/2) chert with gray (10YR7/1) specks. Weight 7.6 grams
Length = 37.1 mm, Width = 23.6 mm, thickness = 7.5 mm

Utilized flake scraper out of light brownish gray (10YR6/2) chert with white (10YR8/1) fossil inclusions. Weight = 14.1 grams
Length = 56.4 mm, width = 30.3 mm, thickness = 8.5 mm.

Spurred end scraper manufacatured out of very pale brown (10YR8/3) chert. Weight 12.6 grams.
Length = 43.7 mm, width = 29.2 mm, thickness = 13.7 mm

Knife/Clovis preform? Dark Gray (10YR4/1) chert with white (10YR8/1) fossil inclusions. Weight 28.9 grams.
Length = 76.5 mm, width = 36.7 mm, thickness = 9.9 mm

Unifacial end scraper made out of Light Gray (10YR7/2) chert. Weight 11.3 grams
Length = 45.7 mm, width = 26.7 mm, thickness = 10.2 mm.

Unifacial end scraper made out of gray chert with white fossil inclusions. Weight 9.5 grams.
Length = 37.0 mm, width = 24.3 mm, thickness = 13.0 mm.

Circular scraper made out of gray (10YR6/1) chert with light gray (10YR7/2) mottled chert. Weight 9.9 grams
Length = 36.2 mm, width = 35.3 mm, thickness = 7.1 mm

Utilized flake scraper out of gray (10YR6/1) and light gray (10YR7/2) chert. Weight 11.2 grams
Length = 53.9 mm, width = 37.8 mm, thickness = 5.9 mm

Flake knife made out of light gray (10YR7/2) chert with fossil inclusions (10YR8/1 and 10HYR6/2). Weight 8.1 grams
Length = 49.4 mm, width = 32.5 mm, thickness = 5.6 mm.

Unifacial end scraper made out of gray (10YR6/1) chert with light gray fossil inclusions. Weight 6.4 grams
Length 30.0 mm, width = 25.9 mm, thickness 7.8 mm
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Webpage updated 25 August 2012