NMNH A275946

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About this Bannerstone

BA#

88

Catalog or Accession #

A275946

Date Studied

6/11/19

Bannerstone Type

Perforation

Condition

Provenance/Provenience

Carnesville, Franklin County, Georgia. Purchased from M. W. Bremer November 26th, 1912 for $7.00

Location

Color

Dusky yellowish green with bright large mica flecks and small red flecks

Width (cm)

10.8

Height (cm)

5.7

Diameter of Perforation (cm)

1.4

Depth at Perforation/or Widest Point (cm)

2.1

Depth at Edge (cm)

0.2

Weight (g)

181.4

Notes

This luminous Crescent bannerstone is chipped along the perforation edges and scuffed on its surface.

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 A275946,” FIT Archaic Bannerstone Project, accessed December 9, 2021, https://bannerstone.fitnyc.edu/items/show/245.

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