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APRIL 2022 CSASI

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his remarkable blade was found along Clear Creek south of Cobden in Union County, Illinois. The family of the finder, who found
it in 1926, kept in in between two panes of glass and had it hanging in a window to let the sun shine through since the blade is highly
translucent. It measures 8 ½” in length and is made from Centennial Butte agate, which is found in the Dakotas. How it traveled to
the Midwest remains a mystery. It dates to the Paleo period and has been identified as a rare platter blade utilized by the Clovis Culture.
It is shown below with backlighting to highlight the transparent nature of the material.
Collection of Mitch Lewis, Salem, Illinois
Photography by Steven R. Cooper

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Obituary - John Mark Clark
60
Remembering Mark Clark
Richard Michael Gramly
60
Half Moon Lick: A Prehistoric Marvel on Southeastern Illinois’ Lower Saline River
Charles M. Sutton
61
Mississippian Culture Notched Stone Hoe
Larry Cunningham
64
Father and Son Gravel Bar Hunt
Garrett Robbins
66
In Your Mind’s Eye
David Marolf
68
A New Copper Point
E.J. Neiburger
70
Tesuque Pueblo Rain Gods
Steve Schenck
72
Searching for the Past in Putnam County, Tennessee
Devon Shoemake
73
Problem Solving in Collecting: Contemporary vs. Ancient
David L. Moore
76
My Best Find
Kelly Moser
78
A Unique Prehistoric Charm Necklace
Frank Foremny
79
Hunting Tales from the 1950s
Lee Gregory
80
Two Knives
Robert Moyer
82
Stone Mace Pendants
Dr. Sandy B. Carter, Jr.
83
A Wonderful Surprise
Tim Dunham
86
The Atlantic Broad Point Tradition in New England
William Moody
88
A Rare Adena Tablet
Billy Ford
90
Treasures from Kathy’s Farm
Chris Cramer
91
The Bradley Hill Rock Shelter August 1953
John Dorso and Matt Dorso
93
Stumbling Upon a Historic Era Site While Studying Nuclear Fallout
Peter G. Murphy
and Alice J. Murphy
95
Obituary - Doug Puckett
97
An Empirical Analysis of CSAJ Authorship:
Professionals and Amateurs
Gary S. Foster, Ph.D.
98
Lake Superior Agate Mano or Ceremonial Stone?
David A. Easterla, Ph. D.
100
Dooley County Duo
Benny Griggs
101
Michigan Barbed vs. Southern Barbed Axes
Ron L. Harris
102
An Unusual Georgia Bannerstone
Fred Swain III
107
Membership Application / CSAJ back issues
108
Officers and Societies
109
Calendar of Events