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Point

Arrowhead

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Object Number:29-183-29
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Jomon (uncertain)
Yayoi (uncertain)
Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Hokkaido
Uragawa
Uragawa Hill
Period: Jomon (uncertain)
Yayoi (uncertain)
Date Made: Jomon
Early Date: -10500
Late Date: -400
Section:Asian
Materials:Obsidian
Technique:Flaked
Length: 2.4 cm
Width: 1.6 cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929
Other Number:None - Field No SF
None - Other Number

Description

Point or arrowhead. Obsidian flaked stone tool. Heart shaped with concave base forming barbs. Thin and translucent. This is one of more than forty bifacially retouched arrowheads with concave bases in the collection. This form of arrowhead occurs in sites from the Jomon to Yayoi Period. They can be found throughout Japan.

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