NMNH A26977-1

Bannerstone view a26977-1
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About this Bannerstone

BA#

66

Catalog or Accession #

A26977-1

Date Studied

6/11/19

Bannerstone Type

Perforation

Condition

Provenance/Provenience

The original stone was from Ottumwa, Wapello County, Iowa. Donated by G. A. Madison on October 13th, 1876.

Location

Color

Painted cast is greenish black with light olive gray and off-white areas

Width (cm)

12.1

Height (cm)

8.7

Diameter of Perforation (cm)

1.2

Depth at Perforation/or Widest Point (cm)

1.9

Depth at Edge (cm)

0.3

Weight (g)

76.4

Notes

This is a cast of A26977 from the NHMH collection. There is a minor chip on the edge of one of the wings exposing the white plaster beneath the painted surface. The original bannerstone is in Knoblock PL. 204/7. Iowa is written on the cast. The writing is on the opposite side of where it appears on the original stone.

Date

6000-1000 BCE

Rights

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. Images may be downloaded and used freely for teaching and personal use. Include the credit line “© Anna Blume, 2019, Courtesy of the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution” along with the object’s Catalog Number. Publishing of images is permitted with additional permission from the NMNH. For additional publishing questions, contact bannerstone@fitnyc.edu

Citation

“NMNH A26977-1,” FIT Archaic Bannerstone Project, accessed January 20, 2021, https://bannerstone.fitnyc.edu/items/show/223.

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