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Arrowhead

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Object Number:29-183-7
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Late Paleolithic (uncertain)
Jomon (uncertain)
Yayoi (uncertain)
Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Mukobetsu Hitaka
Period: Late Paleolithic (uncertain)
Jomon (uncertain)
Yayoi (uncertain)
Date Made: Late Paleolithic, Japan - Yayoi
Early Date: -30000
Late Date: 250
Section:Asian
Materials:Obsidian
Technique:Flaked
Length: 6.8 cm
Width: 2.5 cm
Thickness: 0.4 cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929
Other Number:None - Field No SF

Description

Point or arrowhead. Diamond shaped bifacially retouched tool. Long point. Short projections at widest point. Shorter rounded point at end. Opaque obsidian, translucent at edges. 29-183-7 is one of many stemmed points in the collection. It is particularly similar to 29-183-6 only slightly larger. Stemmed points or arrowheads appear in sites from the Late Paleolithic to Yayoi Period. Without context, arrowheads such as these can only be assigned a broad date range.

Bibliography:

[Book] Higuchi, Takayasu, and Aikens, C. M. 1982. Prehistory of Japan.. San Diego. Academic Press. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 81-236View Objects related to this Type Citation

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