|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Culture:||Red Paint People|
|Provenience:||United States of America|
Hancock County (Maine)
Mount Desert (uncertain)
Blue Hill (uncertain)
|Culture Area:||Northeast Culture Area|
|Date Made:||3000 BCE - 1000 BCE|
|Credit Line:||Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997|
|Other Number:||L-563-10688 - Old Museum Number|
28754 - ANSP Number
This object is a lithic and is 6 ¾ inches long. It is parallel-sided, pecked, and smooth at the working edge. Both the ANSP and loan numbers are visible. The number side is a dark brown-gray in color and flat. The other side is gray, with red staining that fades to orange and pink close to the long edges. The pecked area contrasts greatly in texture and color with the smooth working edge. The working edge is smoothed to a sharp edge and is dark brown with red staining.
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