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Object Number:40-25-23
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Red Paint People
Provenience: United States of America
Maine
Penobscot County
Indian Island
Penobscot Reservation
Culture Area: Northeast Culture Area
Locus: cache [uncertain]
burial [uncertain]
near Oldtown
Period: Late Archaic
Maritime Archaic
Moorehead Phase
Date Made: 3000 BCE - 1000 BCE
Section:American
Materials:Shale
Height: 2.9 cm
Length: 13.8 cm
Width: 7.3 cm
Thickness: 1.63 cm
Credit Line:Exchange with Samuel W. Fernberger, 1940

Description

Sandy shale. Pecked. Poll more than a semicircle; full encircling groove; sides of blade nearly straight; edge convex, nicked.

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