From: Japan | Utafuru Shima

Curatorial Section: Asian

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
Section Asian
Materials Obsidian
Technique Flaked

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.

Length 3.2 cm
Width 2.5 cm
Credit Line Received from various sources, pre-1929
Other Number None - Field No SF

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