GORSUCH SQUARE

KNIFE
REPUBLIC COUNTY, KANSAS

PRIVATE COLLECTION
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     This very large square ended biface was found by

Bill Gorsuch in Republic County, Kansas in 1951 after

a particularly bad flood. He discovered the broken

pieces stacked on one another on the bank of a

creek that empties into the Republican River. It is

made of Niobrara jasper and measures 15 1/4 inches

(38.7 cm) long, 2 inches (5.7cm) wide & slightly o

ver 5/16 inch (8mm) thick.
COPYRIGHT NOVEMBER 3O, 2003 PETER A. BOSTROM

A large square knife from Kansas.

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