From: Japan

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 13171
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 Flaking

Point or arrowhead (石鏃). Long triangular point. Stem is narrow. Bifacially retouched. Brown and white translucent stone. 13171 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.

Length 3.5 cm
Width 1.5 cm
Credit Line Exchange with the Japanese Commissioner, World's Columbian Exposition, 1893

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