University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:2333
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Jomon (uncertain)
Yayoi (uncertain)
Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Honshu
Chubu Region
Nagano Prefecture
Shinshiu
Period: Jomon (uncertain)
Yayoi (uncertain)
Date Made: Jomon - Yayoi
Early Date: -10500
Late Date: Jomon - Yayoi
Section:Asian
Materials:Stone
Technique:Flaked
Chipped
Credit Line:Gift of Francis C. Macauley, 1890
Other Number:None - Field No SF
None - Other Number

Description

Arrowhead or point. Elongated, triangular with concave end. Tip of one tang missing. Retouched on all edges. Black obsideian with transclucent light colored areas. 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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