Alutiq Peninsula (Alaskan Peninsula)

Chignik Bay, Alaska

Unangan/Alutig Aleutian Tradition, 5000 BP - AD 1800

 

These 29Aleut blades and projectiles were collected near the mouth of Chignik Lake

Ex: Mr. Koneg  1963

 

Round  Butt Tanged Aleut Basalt Knife "Classic Style"

L: 3.3", T: .40", W: 1.6"

 

More Information on Chignik:

Chignik Report

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Square Butt Tanged Knife

L: 4.5", T: .37"

Blade W: 1.1", Base L: 1.30", Hafting zone: Ground

 

 
 

 

Beautifully water worn Socketed Dart

L: 1.7", T: .20", Point Width: .80"

 
 

 

Socketed Dart

L: 1.8", T: .23"

 

 

 

End Blade for a Harpoon Head

L: 2.0", T: .18", W: .60"

 

 

 

Socketed Dart

L: 2.3", T .31"W: .87"

 

 

 

Round  Butt Tanged Projectile

L: 1.34", T: .15", W: .42",  Base W: .28"

 

 

 

 

Socketed Thrusting Lance Head or Whale Harpoon Head

L: 2.2", T: .34", Width: 1.2", Base L: .75", Base W: .69"

 

Silicified Silt Knife

L 2.8", T: .23", W: .87", Base L: .69", Lightly ground

 

 

 

Bi Facially Flaked Semi-Lunar Ulu Knife

L: 4.5", Thinnest Point: .17", Thickest: .32", Blade W: 1.46"

 

 

 

 

Bi Facially Flaked Semi-Lunar Ulu

L 3.93", T: .30", W: 1.7"

 

 

 

Knobbed Side Notch Knife

L: 4.4", T: .40", W: 1.5", Hafting Zone: Ground

 

 

 

Beveled Blade

L: 4.4", T: .40" W: 1.5"

 

 

 

Ovoid Knife

L: 4.1", T: .40", W: 1.7"

 

 

 

Hafted Type Blade

L: 3.7", T: .40", BW: 1.2"

 

 

 

 

Round  Butt UnTanged Knife

L: 4.0" ,T: .40" ,W: 1.6"

 

 

 

L: 3.8", T: .34", W: 1.3, Base L: 1.0"

Hafted Blade 

 

 

 

Bi-facially Flaked Semi-lunar Side Knife or Ulu

L: 3.0", T: .30, W: 1.70"

 

 

 

Side Notched Tanged Knife

L: 3.5", T: .20"

Blade W: 1.5", Base L: .758" 

 

 

 

 

 

Unusual Fleshing Ulu

L: 3.0", T: .29", W: 2.1" 

 

 

 

Thrusting Lance

L: 2.4", T: .33", Blade W 1.47" 

 

 

 

 

Hafted Thrusting Lance Head

L: 2.5", T: .35"

Blade Width: 1.50", Base L: .92" 

 

 

 

 

Hafted Thrusting Head

L: 2.8", T: .34", W 1.1"

 

 

 

 

 

Bi-facially Flaked Semi-lunar Side Knife or Ulu

L: 4.3", T: .39", W: 1.2" 

 

 

 

Rather large and very thin, base is snapped 

L: 4.2", T: .29", Blade Width: 1.9"

 

 

 

Lamellar Scraper

L: 2.6", T: .27", W: .82" 

 

 

 

Specialized Hafted Type Knife made from a rather thick piece of Basalt

L: 2.4", T: .39", Blade W: 1.4", Base L: .86" 

 

 

 

First Stage Preform

L: 2.1", T: .50", W: 1.4" 

 

 

 

Square Knife with Tip fracture

L: 3.8", T: .31", W: 1.5" 

 

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