|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-563-10694 - Old Museum Number|
28760 - ANSP Number
This object is a lithic and is 4 ⅘ inches long. Both the ANSP and loan numbers are visible and present on one of the edges. The lithic tapers from a thin, sharp working edge to a thick, irregular backside. One face is flat and smooth, and the other is more rounded and pecked, but irregular in shape. The flat face is pale gray and has significant iron stains. The more rounded face is gray with iron stains and more pecking. The working edge is curved.
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