|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Period:||Paleolithic, Japan (uncertain)|
|Date Made:||Paleolithic, Japan - Yayoi|
|Inscription Language:||English Language|
|Credit Line:||Gift of Francis C. Macauley, Esq., 1890|
|Other Number:||None - Field No SF|
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Flake which may have been used as a scraper or knife. Brown stone. During the process of making a stone tool flakes are detached from a stone core. This flake might have been coincidentally created during the making of another stone tool or it may have been intentionally created for use as a cutting tool without further retouching. There are irregular chips along the cutting edges which may indicate use. This type of tool has definate similarities to examples identified as of the Paleolithic period although their production is linked to the flaked stone tool technology which may have continued even into the Yayoi period.
|[Book] Abbott, Charles C. 1890. Annual report of the Curator of the Museum of American Archaeology in connection with the University of Pennsylvania.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 32||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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