NMNH A42519

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About this Bannerstone

BA#

71

Catalog or Accession #

A42519

Date Studied

7/24/19

Bannerstone Type

Material

Perforation

Condition

Provenance/Provenience

Near Algansee, Branch County, Michigan. Donated by H. T. Woodman December 29th, 1880.

Location

Color

Greenish gray with greenish black banding

Width (cm)

11.1

Height (cm)

7.9

Diameter of Perforation (cm)

1.2

Depth at Perforation/or Widest Point (cm)

1.8

Depth at Edge (cm)

0.2

Weight (g)

95.7

Notes

This Double-Notched bannerstone is carved centered on the banding that radiates out from the raised central perforation. There is a slight chip on edge with scratches on the wings and signs of wear at the perforation. Michigan Woodman is written on the 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 [email protected]

Citation

“NMNH A42519,” FIT Archaic Bannerstone Project, accessed December 9, 2021, https://bannerstone.fitnyc.edu/items/show/228.

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