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Obryan Chert: An Overlooked and Misunderstood Lithic Resource

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Title: Obryan Chert: An Overlooked and Misunderstood Lithic Resource
Creators: Murphy, James L., 1941-
Keywords: Obryan Chert (Lawrence Co., Ohio)
Vanport Limestone (Stratigraphy)
Davisson Farm Site (Lawrence Co., Ohio)
Prehistoric Lithic Resources (Lawrence Co., Ohio)
High Rock (Lawrence Co., Ohio)
Archaeology (Lawrence Co., Ohio)
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: Archaeological Society of Ohio
Citation: James L. Murphy, "Obryan Chert: An Overlooked and Misunderstood Lithic Resource," Ohio Archaeologist 59, no. 1 (Winter, 2009): 28-31.
Abstract: An unidentified chert source heavily used at the Davisson Farm Site (33-Le-619), Lawrence Co., Ohio, is identified as Obryan Chert (informally known as "southern Vanport"). Local outcrops and examples of artifacts manufactured from this material are described.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1811/36878
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