NMNH A317061

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About this Bannerstone

BA#

90

Catalog or Accession #

A317061

Date Studied

6/11/19

Bannerstone Type

Perforation

Condition

Provenance/Provenience

12 miles west of Wauchaula, Hardee County, Florida. Donated by A. C. Schenck October 12th, 1921

Location

Color

Yellowish gray with light olive gray and black flecks

Width (cm)

14

Height (cm)

13

Diameter of Perforation (cm)

1.1

Depth at Perforation/or Widest Point (cm)

2

Depth at Edge (cm)

0.2

Weight (g)

247.9

Notes

This finely carved and polished Southern Ovate bannerstone has a square spine on one side and an unusual spine carved with two narrow grooves on the other side of the spine. The wings of the stone are thinned to 0.2 cm. This is one of sixty-five objects accessioned into the NMNH collection from A. C. Schench. Fla. 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 [email protected]

Citation

“NMNH A317061,” FIT Archaic Bannerstone Project, accessed December 9, 2021, https://bannerstone.fitnyc.edu/items/show/247.

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