From: Japan

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 13199
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Late Paleolithic (uncertain) | Jomon (uncertain) | Yayoi (uncertain) | Japanese
Provenience Japan
Period Late Paleolithic (uncertain) | Jomon (uncertain) | Yayoi (uncertain)
Date Made Late Paleolithic, Japan - Yayoi
Section Asian
Materials Obsidian
Technique Flaked | Chipped

Arrowhead (石鏃) or point. Elongated triangular point with short stem. Bifacially retouched. Translucent obsidian. 13199 is one of many stemmed points in the collection. Stemmed points or arrowheads appear in sites from the Late Paleolithic to Yayoi Period. Without context arrowheads such as these can only be assigned a broad date range.

Length 1.8 cm
Width 1.4 cm
Credit Line Exchange with the Japanese Commissioner, World's Columbian Exposition, 1893
Other Number 33 - Other Number

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