NMNH A171389

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About this Bannerstone

BA#

83

Catalog or Accession #

A171389

Date Studied

6/11/19

Bannerstone Type

Perforation

Condition

Provenance/Provenience

Davis Plantation, Burke County, Georgia. Donated by Dr. Roland Steiner, May 28, 1895

Location

Color

Light olive gray with off white patches

Width (cm)

10

Height (cm)

13

Diameter of Perforation (cm)

n/a

Depth at Perforation/or Widest Point (cm)

2.5

Depth at Edge (cm)

0.6

Weight (g)

354.2

Notes

This Southern Ovate is a preform with no perforation. Both sides of the spine are squared one measuring 1.5cm the other 2.4cm. This is one of 3,215 objects found and collected by Steiner. “From Davis Plantation (Old Evans Place on the Southside of Buckhead Creek,” written in the ascension manuscript, presumably where this stone was found.

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 A171389,” FIT Archaic Bannerstone Project, accessed January 19, 2021, https://bannerstone.fitnyc.edu/items/show/240.

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