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Object Number:29-192-14
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Jomon (uncertain)
Yayoi (uncertain)
Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Honshu
Kawachi Province
Tochigi Prefecture
Period: Jomon (uncertain)
Yayoi (uncertain)
Date Made: Paleolithic, Japan - Yayoi
Early Date: -200000
Late Date: Paleolithic, Japan - Yayoi
Section:Asian
Materials:Stone
Technique:Flaked
Length: 2.6 cm
Width: 1.7 cm
Credit Line:The Chinese Expedition, C. W. Bishop, 1915-1918

Description

Arrowhead or point. Elongated triangular-shaped. Slightly concave base forming barbs. Retouched on both sides. Tip barb missing. Gray stone. 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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