NMNH A397744

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About this Bannerstone

BA#

93

Catalog or Accession #

A397744

Date Studied

6/11/19

Bannerstone Type

Material

Perforation

Condition

Provenance/Provenience

Mercer County, Illinois. Donated by Judge William J. Graham and Mrs. Edna Graham August 2nd, 1950

Location

Color

Greenish gray with greenish black banding

Width (cm)

10.2

Height (cm)

5.2

Diameter of Perforation (cm)

1.4

Depth at Perforation/or Widest Point (cm)

2.9

Depth at Edge (cm)

0.7

Weight (g)

120

Notes

The surface of this Double Notched Butterfly bannerstone is carved to accentuate the banding of the slate. There are scratches over the surface and chips 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 [email protected]

Citation

“NMNH A397744,” FIT Archaic Bannerstone Project, accessed December 9, 2021, https://bannerstone.fitnyc.edu/items/show/250.

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