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Thread

Object Number:97-124-130
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Neolithic
Swiss Lake Dweller
Provenience: Switzerland
Robenhausen
Period: Neolithic
Date Made: 4300-2450 BCE
Early Date: 4300
Late Date: 2450
Section:European
Materials:Flax
Technique:Twisted
Length: 8.5 cm
Width: 4.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-124-130 - Old Museum Number
11081 - ANSP Number
43 - Collector Number

Description

Thread made of two parts, twisted together. Original Tag: "11081 / no 43. Robenhausen 1863. Prepared for Franklin Peale at Phildelphia by A. Morlet 20 April 1864, Lausanne. Thread made of 2 parts, twisted together. Charred flax. Stone-age. Pile work."

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