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Edisto River Edgefield Scraper

A scraper made from a broken spear. Even ancient Native Americans believed in recycling! Seen often enough to have a name - this particular style is called an Edgefield Scraper.
Artifact Type Scraper
Location Colleton County, South Carolina, USA
Length 1 5/8 inches
Width 1 1/4 inches

ID3823
Memberdw
Date Added9/29/2010

Notice the flaking along the break to create a sharp edge as well as the finger-hold.
  

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