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Flake

Knife (uncertain)

Scraper (uncertain)

Object Number:2285
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Paleolithic (uncertain)
Jomon (uncertain)
Yayoi (uncertain)
Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Honshu
Kanagawa Prefecture
Yokohama
Period: Paleolithic, Japan (uncertain)
Jomon (uncertain)
Yayoi (uncertain)
Date Made: Paleolithic, Japan - Yayoi
Early Date: -200000
Late Date: 250
Section:Asian
Materials:Stone
Technique:Flaked
Chipped
Inscription Language:English Language
Credit Line:Gift of Francis C. Macauley, Esq., 1890
Other Number:None - Field No SF
None - Other Number

Description

Flake which was probably used as a scraper or knife. Flaked piece of stone. One edge bifacially retouched. Very thin. Brown stone. This scraper was created from a thin flake. It is s imilar 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.

Bibliography:

[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. 32View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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