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Point

Arrowhead

Object Number:2336
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Jomon (uncertain)
Yayoi (uncertain)
Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Honshu
Chubu Region
Nagano Prefecture
Shinshiu
Period: Jomon (uncertain)
Yayoi (uncertain)
Date Made: Paleolithic, Japan - Yayoi
Early Date: -200000
Late Date: 250
Section:Asian
Materials:Stone
Technique:Flaked
Chipped
Credit Line:Gift of Francis C. Macauley, Esq., 1890
Other Number:None - Field No SF
None - Other Number

Description

Arrowhead or point. Trianglular with concave end. Retouched on all edges. Translucent light colored obsidian with black streaks. This is one of more than forty bifacially retouched arrowheads with concave bases in the collection. This form of arrowhead occurs in sites from the Jomon to Yayoi Period. They can be found throughout Japan.

Bibliography:

[Book] Abbott, Charles C. 1890. Annual report of the Curator of the Museum of American Archaeology in connection with the University of Pennsylvania.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 32View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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