From: Japan

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 13177
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Late Paleolithic (uncertain) | Jomon (uncertain) | Yayoi (uncertain) | Japanese
Provenience Japan
Period Late Paleolithic (uncertain) | Jomon (uncertain) | Yayoi (uncertain)
Date Made Late Paleolithic, Japan - Yayoi
Section Asian
Materials Stone
Technique Flaked | Chipped

Awl or Drill (石錐). Rounded body with very long narrow point. Retouched on both sides of point. Brown stone. Awls have been found in sites from the Late Paleolithic to the Yayoi Periods. This example has a particularly long and narrow point.

Length 4.5 cm
Width 2.2 cm
Credit Line Exchange with the Japanese Commissioner, World's Columbian Exposition, 1893

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