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by Paul Harris

 

Libyan Desert Glass Artifacts

As we all know by now LDG is not a tektite and this articles is the Tektite of the month. But, LDG is impact formed and in that sense is very similar to tektite glass. It is very high quality glass and as such was used in ancient times for the manufacture of paleolithic blades. The following picture is of three such blades that show some very nice flaking.