Quartz Hafted Knife

Title

Quartz Hafted Knife

Description

This rare artifact was found at a Late Woodland site in Montgomery County, southwestern Virginia. It is a quartz knife hafted to a bone handle. This artifact shows how Virginia Indians combined different materials from the environment around them to produce their material culture.

Date Created

900 - 1600 C.E.

Source

Virginia Department of Historic Resources, Richmond, VA

Format

Photograph

Physical Dimension

674 × 503

Coverage

Montgomery County