NMNH A223891

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About this Bannerstone

BA#

86

Catalog or Accession #

A223891

Date Studied

6/11/19

Bannerstone Type

Material

Perforation

Condition

Provenance/Provenience

Warren County, Ohio. Donated by I. H. Harris May 4th, 1898

Location

Color

Greenish gray with greenish black banding

Width (cm)

5.5

Height (cm)

4.8

Diameter of Perforation (cm)

1.1

Depth at Perforation/or Widest Point (cm)

n/a

Depth at Edge (cm)

n/a

Weight (g)

183.9

Notes

The shallow fluting on this Ball bannerstone is 2.6cm across off-center of the perforation. The stone is elegantly carved to echo and accentuate the natural slate banding.

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 A223891,” FIT Archaic Bannerstone Project, accessed December 9, 2021, https://bannerstone.fitnyc.edu/items/show/243.

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