Maine Memory Network
Maine's Online Museum

Login · My Account · Show Album



Native American long knife, ca. 3800 BP

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

The crown of an Indian long knife, which is made from Ramah chert, was found in and Indian burial in 1839 at Machias Bay by George Foster Talbot.

Talbot (19819-1907), an 1837 graduate of Bowdoin College, returned to East Machias after graduation and taught school and studied law.

View/Add Comments

Other Information

  • Title: Native American long knife, ca. 3800 BP
  • Town: Machias
  • County: Washington
  • State: ME
  • Media: Stone, Ramah chert
  • Local Code: Balch/Talbot Collection
  • Collection: Balch/Talbot Collection
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822

Print This Record

Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.