Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Stash of Obsidian Blades, Hidden for a Thousand Years, Discovered in Oregon
A landowner in the Willamette Valley of western Oregon has made a unique find — a cache of obsidian blades that had been stashed away a thousand years ago or more by prehistoric traders.
Numbering at least 15 in all, the artifacts are double-sided stone blades known as bifaces, an essential part of every ancient hunter-gatherer’s toolkit.
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