University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:2345
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Jomon (uncertain)
Yayoi (uncertain)
Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Honshu
Nagano Prefecture
Chubu Region
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, 1890
Other Number:None - Field No SF

Description

Small arrowhead or point. Triangular shape with concave end. Retouched on all edges. Light in color. Obsidian. Thin and translucent. 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.


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