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Awl

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Object Number:29-183-5
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Late Paleolithic (uncertain)
Jomon (uncertain)
Yayoi (uncertain)
Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Utafuru Shima
Period: Late Paleolithic (uncertain)
Jomon (uncertain)
Yayoi (uncertain)
Date Made: Late Paleolithic, Japan - Yayoi
Early Date: -30000
Late Date: 250
Section:Asian
Materials:Obsidian
Technique:Flaked
Length: 3.2 cm
Width: 2.5 cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929
Other Number:None - Field No SF

Description

Awl. Thin oval flake with small fine retouched projection point. Cortex on opposite side from point. Black shiny obsidian. Awls with projecting retouched tips appear at excavated sites from the Late Paleolithic to Late Yayoi Periods.

Bibliography:

[Book] Pearson, Richard J. 1992. Ancient Japan.. New York. George Braziller. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 41, 161View Objects related to this Type Citation

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