University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:2279C
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Paleolithic (uncertain)
Jomon (uncertain)
Yayoi (uncertain)
Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Honshu
Kanagawa Prefecture
Yokohama
Period: Paleolithic, Japan (uncertain)
Jomon (uncertain)
Yayoi (uncertain)
Date Made: Paleolithic, Japan - Yayoi
Early Date: -200000
Late Date: 250
Section:Asian
Materials:Stone
Technique:Flaked
Chipped
Inscription Language:English Language
Credit Line:Gift of Francis C. Macauley, 1890

Description

Flake which may have been used as a knife or a scraper. Cortex on part of flake. Percussion bulb visible on one side. Series of long scars on other side. Black stone.


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