Artifacts Museum- Flint : Late Archaic

The Fighter Jet Etley
The Fighter Jet Etley

Thanks Rocky Hall!

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The Fighter Jet Etley
The Fighter Jet Etley
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Etley (Rhyolite)
Etley (Rhyolite)
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Etley (Rhyolite)
Etley (Rhyolite)
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Table Rock
Table Rock

This point was found in St Louis County. It resides in my personal collection.

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Table Rock
Table Rock
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Etley
Etley

Beautiful Etley found in Ripley Co Missouri.

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Etley
Etley
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Smith
Smith

A fantastic Smith out of Greene Co Arkansas. The material is a spectacular piece of Petrified Wood. It is very rare to see something made from this material and this size!

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Smith
Smith
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Etley
Etley
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Etley
Etley
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Etley
Etley

A big beautiful authentic Etley.

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Etley
Etley
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Table Rock
Table Rock

A great Table Rock from my personal collection.

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Table Rock
Table Rock
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Etley
Etley

A big bad Etley from Saline Co Missouri.

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Etley
Etley
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Etley
Etley
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Smith
Smith
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The Late Archaic Period ( as it exists in Missouri ) is generally excepted to be between 4,000 B.P. - 3,000 B.P. The defining change from Mid to Late Archaic would be the invention of pottery vessels. Some of the earliest evidence of Agriculture comes to light in this period. Squash (Cucurbita pepo) and bottle gourd (Lagenaria siceraria) were grown and harvested in this period. Another hallmark of this period was the development of large village sites and elaborate burial rituals. 

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