18 October 2016

Human head in right profile on a stone plaque from Arkfeld Site

'Human head looking right' on a stone plaque
Adam Arkfeld find, Site #44FK731, Clear Brook Virginia

This piece has become weathered after its manufacture and the stone appears worn away somewhat. This may speak to its great age.

On the back of the human face profile I interpret a 'bear head' looking left where the bear's 'nose' and 'mouth' are at the human's 'neck.'

Illustration of the eye, nose and mouth which are still faintly visible. The combination of an animal head and a human head is common in Paleolithic art.

Another Levallois-like point from Arkfeld Site

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