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Point

Arrowhead

Object Number:13165
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Late Paleolithic (uncertain)
Jomon (uncertain)
Yayoi (uncertain)
Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Honshu
Chubu Region
Niigata Prefecture
Period: Late Paleolithic (uncertain)
Jomon (uncertain)
Yayoi (uncertain)
Date Made: Late Paleolithic, Japan - Yayoi
Early Date: -30000
Late Date: 250
Section:Asian
Materials:Stone
Inscription Language:Japanese Language
Length: 5.3 cm
Width: 2.6 cm
Thickness: 0.8 cm
Credit Line:Exchange with the Japanese Commissioner, World's Columbian Exposition, 1893
Other Number:7? - Other Number

Description

Point or arrowhead (尖頭器). Long wide stem. Bifacially retouched. Brown stone. 13165 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. M. 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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