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Object Number:
97-124-132
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Neolithic
Swiss Lake Dweller
Provenience:
Switzerland
Flachsgeflecht von Robenhausen
Robenhausen
Lake Pfaffikon
Locus:
Dug out of peat near Robenhausen. From pile work.
Period:
Neolithic
Section:
European
Materials:
Flax
Technique:
Plaited
Description:
Plaited flax. Original tag: "No 39. Flaihsgeaflecht von Robenhausen 1863. Plaited or matted (not woven) flaxen stuff, from the pilework of the stone-age in the lake of Pfaffikon; dug out of the peat near Robenhausen. Sent by A. Morlot to F. Peale at Philadelphia, with best wishes for the progress of science in America. Lausane 10 March 1863.
Credit Line:
Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia
Other Number:
L-124-132   -   Old Museum Number
11082   -   ANSP Number
39   -   Original Number

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