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Object Number:97-563-10707
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Red Paint People
Provenience: North America
United States of America
Hancock County (Maine)
Mount Desert (uncertain)
Blue Hill (uncertain)
Culture Area: Northeast Culture Area
Locus: grave
Period: Late Archaic
Maritime Archaic
Moorehead Phase
Date Made: 3000 BCE - 1000 BCE
Height: 3.2 cm
Length: 6.8 cm
Width: 3.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-563-10707 - Old Museum Number
28775 - ANSP Number


This object is a lithic and is 2 ⅗ inches long. Both the ANSP and loan numbers are visible but difficult to read. There three faces, one of which is smoother and flatter than the other two. A knob protrudes where the three faces converge. It is brownish-gray with a small amount of red staining on the edges.

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