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Arrowhead

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Object Number:29-183-31
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Late Paleolithic (uncertain)
Jomon (uncertain)
Yayoi (uncertain)
Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Samani
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: 2.3 cm
Width: 1.2 cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929
Other Number:None - Field No SF

Description

Flaked point of black obsidian. Triangular body with large tang. Point broken off. Tanged with broken off end. Partially translucent with parallel non-translucent streaks. 29-183-31 is one of many stemmed points in the collection. 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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