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Core

Object Number:64-12-4
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Poverty Point Culture
Provenience: United States of America
Louisiana
Belzoni
Jaketown Site
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Chert
Technique:Chipped
Length: 5 cm
Width: 1.5 cm
Thickness: 2.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of John Witthoft, 1964

Description

Fluted polyhedral cores made upon a glacial pebble. All have some of rind preserved, -1 and -2 have a large area of it. (Pebbles are from the ancient gravel bars of the Ohio River, later exposed in Mississippi).

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Moundbuilders: Ancient Architects of North America (24 Jun 2017 - 26 Apr 2020) View Objects in Exhibition

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