University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:2322
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Paleolithic (uncertain)
Jomon (uncertain)
Yayoi (uncertain)
Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Honshu
Chubu Region
Nagano Prefecture
Shinshiu
Period: Paleolithic (uncertain)
Jomon (uncertain)
Yayoi (uncertain)
Date Made: Paleolithic, Japan - Yayoi
Early Date: -200000
Late Date: 250
Section:Asian
Materials:Stone
Technique:Flaked
Chipped
Inscription Language:English Language
Credit Line:Gift of Francis C. Macauley, 1890
Other Number:None - Field No SF
None - Other Number

Description

Chip or flake. Ambiguous form. Black and grey stone. Flake(?) of ambiguous form. No recognizable evidence of being worked. Without context this specimen is void of any valuable information. Because it has been accessioned with a group of tools which are assigned a date based on their form, this object can also be assigned a very broad tentative date range.


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