NMNH A171062

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About this Bannerstone

BA#

82

Catalog or Accession #

A171062

Date Studied

6/11/19

Bannerstone Type

Perforation

Condition

Provenance/Provenience

Etowah Site, Cartersville, Bartow County, Georgia. Donated by Dr. Roland Steiner May 234d, 1895

Location

Color

Dark greenish gray

Width (cm)

8.7

Height (cm)

2.1

Diameter of Perforation (cm)

0.8

Depth at Perforation/or Widest Point (cm)

1.9

Depth at Edge (cm)

0.4

Weight (g)

36.3

Notes

This is a very small Crescent bannerstone; may be a miniature. Surface worn and uneven with dried dirt in perforation and along pitted surface. This is one of 3,215 objects found and collected by Steiner at the Etowah Mounds and immediate vicinity.

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 A171062,” FIT Archaic Bannerstone Project, accessed December 9, 2021, https://bannerstone.fitnyc.edu/items/show/239.

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