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Object Number:29-183-50
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Late Paleolithic (uncertain)
Jomon (uncertain)
Yayoi (uncertain)
Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Hokkaido
Uragawa
Uragawa Hill
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: 3.8 cm
Width: 1.4 cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929

Description

Point. Flaked stone tool made of black obsidian. Triangular with small tanged end. Thin. Translucency is mottled and only at edges. Tip of point is broken. 29-183-50 is one of many stemmed points in the collection. Stemmed points or arrowheads appear in sites from the Late Paleolithic to Yayoi Period. Without context arrowheads such as these can only be assigned a broad date range.

Bibliography:

[Book] Higuchi, Takayasu, and Aikens, C. M. 1982. Prehistory of Japan.. San Diego. Academic Press. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 81-236View Objects related to this Type Citation

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