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Eccentric Flint (Precolumbian Period) Cental America Knapped flint Mr. and Mrs. Berry B. Brooks Collection 1984.1.78

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Flint tools are often simple spear and arrow points. This piece represents a special type of flint, probably made for religious use by ancient peoples of Central America.


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