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Spade

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Object Number:62-7-65
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Chile
Antofagasta Province
Chiu-Chiu Village Area
Chuquicamata Copper Mines Area
River Loa
Culture Area: Andean
Locus: archaeological site on the River, outside the Village, east of the Mines
Date Made: 1917
Early Date: 1917
Late Date: 1917
Section:American
Materials:Stone
Wood
Leather
Credit Line:Gift of Luis L. Mohr, 1962

Description

Wooden handle, bifacially flaked flat stone blade. Handle is round stick with corner notch in distal end to receive blade. It is lashed with hide thongs and reinforced with corncobs. Blade is oval in shape, except for round base tang at one long end.

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