From: Japan

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 13185
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Jomon (uncertain) | Yayoi (uncertain) | Japanese
Provenience Japan
Period Jomon (uncertain) | Yayoi (uncertain)
Date Made Paleolithic, Japan - Yayoi
Section Asian
Materials Stone

Point or arrowhead (石鏃). Triangular with concave end. Tangs are blunt. Retouched on both sides and all edges. Dark opaque stone. 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.

Length 2.4 cm
Width 1.5 cm
Credit Line Exchange with the Japanese Commissioner, World's Columbian Exposition, 1893
Other Number 22 - Other Number

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