University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:2288
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Paleolithic (uncertain)
Jomon (uncertain)
Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Honshu
Kanagawa Prefecture
Yokohama
Period: Late Paleolithic (uncertain)
Jomon (uncertain)
Date Made: Late Paleolithic, Japan - Jomon
Early Date: -30000
Late Date: Late Paleolithic, Japan - Jomon
Section:Asian
Materials:Stone
Technique:Flaked
Chipped
Inscription Language:English Language
Credit Line:Gift of Francis C. Macauley, 1890

Description

Elongated and irregular shaped tool. Gray stone. Tool is similar in crudeness and unifacially chipped character to the unifacially chipped adzes of the Late Paleolithic and Jomon Periods. Like 2283, it has a ridge down one side. The purpose of this tool is ambiguous.


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