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Plummet

Object Number:97-563-10704
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:Serpentine
Technique:Pecked
Height: 5.2 cm
Length: 9.9 cm
Width: 6.4 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-563-10704 - Old Museum Number
28772 - ANSP Number

Description

This object is a lithic and is four inches long. Both the ANSP and loan numbers are visible. There are no discernable sides; the lithic is pear-shaped and crudely worked. The lithic is made from cobblestone, has a rough texture, and there is a post-excavation break at a small knob on the tip of the pear-shape. It is colored red, brown, and gray.

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