NMNH A273954

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About this Bannerstone

BA#

87

Catalog or Accession #

A273954

Date Studied

6/11/19

Bannerstone Type

Material

Perforation

Condition

Provenance/Provenience

Genesee County, Michigan. Donated by Byron E. Dodge April 15th, 1911

Location

Color

Light olive gray with greenish black banding

Width (cm)

17.8

Height (cm)

3.2

Diameter of Perforation (cm)

0.9

Depth at Perforation/or Widest Point (cm)

3

Depth at Edge (cm)

0.2

Weight (g)

179

Notes

This Pick bannerstone is partially perforated with a solid stick instead of a hallow cane. The surface is polished and the tips finely narrowed while the center is left thick to add support for further drilling. Mich. 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 bannerstone@fitnyc.edu

Citation

“NMNH A273954,” FIT Archaic Bannerstone Project, accessed January 20, 2021, https://bannerstone.fitnyc.edu/items/show/244.

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