University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:13174
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Jomon (uncertain)
Yayoi (uncertain)
Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Period: Jomon (uncertain)
Yayoi (uncertain)
Date Made: Jomon - Yayoi
Early Date: -10500
Late Date: 250
Section:Asian
Materials:Stone
Technique:Flaked
Length: 1.7 cm
Width: 1.4 cm
Credit Line:Exchange with the Japanese Commissioner, World's Columbian Exposition, 1893
Other Number:40 - Other Number

Description

Point or arrowhead (石鏃). Triangular. Tip missing. Gray opaque 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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