University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 97-124-132
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Neolithic
Swiss Lake Dweller
Provenience: Switzerland
Flachsgeflecht von Robenhausen
Robenhausen
Lake Pfaffikon
Locus: Dug out of peat near Robenhausen. From pile work.
Period: Neolithic
Section:European
Materials:Flax
Technique:Plaited
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other NumberL-124-132 - Old Museum Number
11082 - ANSP Number
39 - Original Number

Description

Plaited flax. Original tag: "No 39. Flaihsgeaflecht von Robenhausen 1863. Plaited or matted (not woven) flaxen stuff, from the pilework of the stone-age in the lake of Pfaffikon; dug out of the peat near Robenhausen. Sent by A. Morlot to F. Peale at Philadelphia, with best wishes for the progress of science in America. Lausane 10 March 1863.


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