logo
CLOSED MONDAYS

Plummet

Object Number:97-563-10719
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Red Paint People
Provenience: United States of America
Maine
Hancock County (Maine)
Mount Desert (uncertain)
Blue Hill (uncertain)
Culture Area: Northeast Culture Area
Locus: grave
Period: Late Archaic
Maritime Archaic
Moorehead Phase
Date Made: 3000 BCE - 1000 BCE
Section:American
Materials:Stone
Technique:Pecked
Height: 2.6 cm
Length: 6.8 cm
Width: 3.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-563-10719 - Old Museum Number
28787 - ANSP Number

Description

This object is a lithic and is 2 ¾ inches long. Both the ANSP and loan numbers are visible on one distinct face. The rest of the lithic is rounded and narrows to a knob at the tip. The lithic is pecked, weathered, and rough. The lithic is gray-brown in color with one white stain on the rounded part of the lithic.

You may also be interested in these objects:


Report problems and issues to digitalmedia@pennmuseum.org.