University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:2344
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Late Paleolithic (uncertain)
Jomon (uncertain)
Yayoi (uncertain)
Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Honshu
Nagano Prefecture
Chubu Region
Shinshiu
Period: Late Paleolithic (uncertain)
Jomon (uncertain)
Yayoi (uncertain)
Date Made: Late Paleolithic, Japan - Yayoi
Early Date: -30000
Late Date: 250
Section:Asian
Materials:Stone
Technique:Flaked
Chipped
Credit Line:Gift of Francis C. Macauley, 1890
Other Number:None - Field No SF
None - Other Number

Description

Arrowhead or point. Elongated triangle shape. Long tang. Bifacially retouched. Tiny. White opaque stone. 2344 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. Melvin. 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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