NMNH A306990

Bannerstone view a306990
Bannerstone view a306990a
Bannerstone view a306990b
Bannerstone view a306990d
Bannerstone view a306990d1
Bannerstone view a306990d2
Bannerstone view a306990d3
Bannerstone view a306990d4
Bannerstone view a306990d5_ms

About this Bannerstone

BA#

89

Catalog or Accession #

A306990

Date Studied

6/11/19

Bannerstone Type

Perforation

Condition

Provenance/Provenience

Hurricane Township, Cleveland County, Arkansas. Purchased from J. L. Reap May 3rd, 1919 for $10.00

Location

Color

Dark orange and greyish white

Width (cm)

9.3

Height (cm)

7.5

Diameter of Perforation (cm)

1.3

Depth at Perforation/or Widest Point (cm)

2.1

Depth at Edge (cm)

0.3

Weight (g)

137.5

Notes

The Butterfly Quartz bannerstone is perforated slightly off-center. One side of the spine is flat, the other more rounded. Some small chips on the edges with signs of use. This is one of several bannerstones stolen from the NMNH collection sometime between 1972 and 1979 and then anomalously returned in the mail in 1995. Ark. 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 A306990,” FIT Archaic Bannerstone Project, accessed January 20, 2021, https://bannerstone.fitnyc.edu/items/show/246.

Output Formats