From: Japan

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 13198
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Jomon (uncertain) | Yayoi (uncertain) | Japanese
Provenience Japan
Period Jomon (uncertain) | Yayoi (uncertain)
Date Made Jomon - Yayoi
Section Asian
Materials Stone
Technique Flaked | Chipped

Arrowhead (石鏃) or point. Elongated triangular point. Bifacially retouched. Chip in side. Opaque white stone. This is one of three simple triangular arrowheads in the museum's collection. Triangular points have been found in Jomon sites such as Nabatake in Saga Prefecture and Yayoi sites such as Kakoishihama, Kyoto Prefecture.

Length 2 cm
Width 1.1 cm
Credit Line Exchange with the Japanese Commissioner, World's Columbian Exposition, 1893

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