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Object Number:29-192-9
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Paleolithic (uncertain)
Jomon (uncertain)
Yayoi (uncertain)
Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Honshu
Kawachi Province
Tochigi Prefecture
Period: Late Paleolithic (uncertain)
Jomon (uncertain)
Yayoi (uncertain)
Date Made: Late Paleolithic, Japan - Yayoi
Early Date: -30000
Late Date: Late Paleolithic, Japan - Yayoi
Section:Asian
Materials:Stone
Technique:Flaked
Chipped
Length: 3.7 cm
Width: 1 cm
Credit Line:The Chinese Expedition, C. W. Bishop, 1915-1918

Description

Narrow elongated point. Tip missing. Retouched. Gray stone. 13186, 13192, 13200, 29-192-9 and 29-183-24 are very narrow elongated bifacially retouched points. Each one is quite wide in the center. 29-192-9 is the largest of the group. These objects are probably another form of arrowhead or point which can tentatively be dated anywhere from the Late Paleolithic Period to Yayoi Period.


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