University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:13143
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Late Paleolithic
Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Period: Late Paleolithic
Date Made: Late Paleolithic, Japan
Early Date: -30000
Late Date: -10500
Section:Asian
Materials:Stone
Technique:Flaked
Length: 11.3 cm
Width: 3.2 cm
Thickness: 1.2 cm
Credit Line:Exchange with the Japanese Commissioner, World's Columbian Exposition, 1893
Other Number:1 - Other Number

Description

Stone tool. Knife or point. Long narrow tool coming to a rounded point at both ends. Wider at center. Flaked entire length of tool and on both sides. One end has traces of red pigment. Pearson-examples 12, 14, date to Late Paleolithic period ca. 11,000 BC, represent the late paleolithic in Hokkaido 10 and 13 in. long-largest and 114 early late Yayoi, Nara called stone spear.


Bibliography:

[Book] Pearson, Richard J. 1992. Ancient Japan.. New York. George Braziller. Type Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pg. 53-54View Objects related to this Type Citation

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