FMNH 15498.nosub[1]

  • 15498: Chalcedony Clovis projectile
    Photographer: John Weinstein : Field Museum
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Chalcedony Clovis projectile point. [About 11,000 years ago, the Clovis people who lived in North America used tools made of stone, antler, and bone to sharpen the edges of this deadly spear point]
  • Creator: Mr. Marc P. Lambruschi : Field Museum of Natural History
    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Scan of Catalog Card
  • 205977: Fluted points and scrapers

    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Fluted points and scrapers. Pre installation, detail of Hall 4, Case 28. Points of the American big-game hunters. In time, these points were shortened as an economizing measure. A greater number of tools could be made from an outcropping of flint.
  • 205977: Fluted points and scrapers

    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Fluted points and scrapers. Pre installation, detail of Hall 4, Case 28. Points of the American big-game hunters. In time, these points were shortened as an economizing measure. A greater number of tools could be made from an outcropping of flint.
  • 68583: flint point Folsom Indian

    [Copyright] Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC
    Description: Folsom Indian exhibit screen, Hall 4, Case 28. Entire screen with multiple objects.
Catalog Number: 15498.nosub[1]
Description: projectile point
Materials: stone; chalcedony
Time Period: Paleo-Indian
Locality: North America, U.S., Illinois, Madison County, west of Godfrey: bluff of the Mississippi River
Accession Number: [1971] B. Knoblock (Exchange)
Accession Year:
Continent: North America
Country: U.S.
Province/State: Illinois
District/County: Madison County
City/Town: west of Godfrey
Collector/Source: B. Knoblock
IRN: 1057579
GUID: ee62b035-ff70-4e99-8439-2b2e1c3de3e9