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Chisel

Object Number:40-25-21
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Red Paint People
Provenience: United States of America
Maine
Penobscot County
Indian Island
Penobscot Reservation
Culture Area: Northeast Culture Area
Locus: cache [uncertain]
burial [uncertain]
near Oldtown
Period: Late Archaic
Maritime Archaic
Moorehead Phase
Date Made: 3000 BCE - 1000 BCE
Section:American
Materials:Shale
Height: 1.7 cm
Length: 14.1 cm
Width: 6.1 cm
Credit Line:Exchange with Samuel W. Fernberger, 1940

Description

Sandy shale. Thin; faces and sides nearly parallel; poll squared with large part off at side; edge somewhat slanting, with short bevel, and showing use.

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