NMNH A327933

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About this Bannerstone

BA#

91

Catalog or Accession #

A327933

Date Studied

6/11/19

Bannerstone Type

Material

Perforation

Condition

Provenance/Provenience

Colbert and Lawrence County, Alabama. Transferred from the Bureau of Ethnology January 26th, 1925

Location

Color

Moderate brown with dusky brown banding

Width (cm)

9.8

Height (cm)

5.1

Diameter of Perforation (cm)

1.4

Depth at Perforation/or Widest Point (cm)

2.2

Depth at Edge (cm)

0.3

Weight (g)

251.6

Notes

This Double Edged bannerstone, made out of claystone, common for this shape, is sculpted parallel to the natural banding of the stone and shows wear at the perforations.

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 A327933,” FIT Archaic Bannerstone Project, accessed January 19, 2021, https://bannerstone.fitnyc.edu/items/show/248.

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