Biface roughout

Description
This object is known as a roughout and represents an early stage in the making of a type of stone tool called a biface. It has the same basic shape as the biface but when completed it would be smoother, thinner and more symmetrical, with sharp and strong edges.
Accession Loan No.
54/1948/68
Collection Class
Tools for farm and craft
Common Name
biface roughout
Simple Name
biface
Full Name
biface roughout
Dimensions
whole length 40 mm; whole W 26 mm
Production County
South East USA
Production Country
United States of America
Production Area Region
North America
Production Continent
North America
Family Group

Material
chert (Tuscaloosa)
Function Name
tool
Collection Area Region
N
Collection Continent
America

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