From: Japan

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 13197
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Jomon (uncertain) | Yayoi (uncertain) | Japanese
Provenience Japan
Period Jomon (uncertain) | Yayoi (uncertain)
Date Made Paleolithic, Japan - Yayoi
Section Asian
Materials Stone
Technique Flaked

Point or arrowhead (石鏃). Triangular with concave base and rounded barbs. Chip in side. Dark colored opaque stone. 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.

Length 2.3 cm
Width 2.5 cm
Credit Line Exchange with the Japanese Commissioner, World's Columbian Exposition, 1893
Other Number 24 - Other Number

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