NMNH A71602

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About this Bannerstone

BA#

77

Catalog or Accession #

A71602

Date Studied

6/11/19

Bannerstone Type

Perforation

Condition

Provenance/Provenience

Hancock County, Illinois. Donated by Professor Cyrus Thomas on March 28th, 1883.

Location

Color

Light olive gray, even light brown patina

Width (cm)

8.2

Height (cm)

10.8

Diameter of Perforation (cm)

n/a

Depth at Perforation/or Widest Point (cm)

2.6

Depth at Edge (cm)

1

Weight (g)

476.6

Notes

This is an undrilled igneous preform from the collection of Cyrus Thomas who extensively mapped Native American mounds of the Mississippi for the US Bureau of American Ethnology beginning in 1882. 91 Thomas is written on a small square white label adhered to the surface of the stone next to the spine on one side.

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 A71602,” FIT Archaic Bannerstone Project, accessed September 17, 2021, https://bannerstone.fitnyc.edu/items/show/234.

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