NMNH A382339

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About this Bannerstone

BA#

92

Catalog or Accession #

A382339

Date Studied

6/11/19

Bannerstone Type

Material

Perforation

Condition

Provenance/Provenience

Chautauqua Lake Township, Chautauqua County, New York. Donated by John W. Fenton April 3rd, 1941

Location

Color

Olive gray with greenish black banding

Width (cm)

5.8

Height (cm)

6.4

Diameter of Perforation (cm)

1.3-1.7

Depth at Perforation/or Widest Point (cm)

1.9

Depth at Edge (cm)

0.3

Weight (g)

89.1

Notes

This Geniculate bannerstone is finely carved and polished surface with an anomalous grove along the short edge. On both sides of the rectangular lower surface of the stone there are purposefully carved indentations 4.0 cm across.

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 A382339,” FIT Archaic Bannerstone Project, accessed December 9, 2021, https://bannerstone.fitnyc.edu/items/show/249.

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