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Chisel

Object Number:40-25-17
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: 1.5 cm
Length: 12.6 cm
Width: 5.1 cm
Thickness: 0.375 cm
Credit Line:Exchange with Samuel W. Fernberger, 1940

Description

Sandy shale. Thin; faces irregular and slightly askew; sides slightly contracting toward squared; broken poll; edge slightly convex, nicked.

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