AMNH 1/1702

About this Bannerstone

BA#

1

Catalog or Accession #

1/1702

Date Studied

11/15/2016

Bannerstone Type

Perforation

Condition

Provenance/Provenience

Thousand Island, Jefferson County, New York

Width (cm)

9.7

Height (cm)

12.5

Diameter of Perforation (cm)

1.4

Depth at Perforation/or Widest Point (cm)

2

Depth at Edge (cm)

0.2

Weight (g)

270.3

Notes

This bannerstone is well worn with chips at the top and bottom of the perforation and chips along the edges. Smooth finish with evident scratch marks from fine polishing. Monochromatic fine-grained shale and slate were often chosen for Shield-shaped bannerstones.

Date

-6000 to -1000

Rights

Images may be downloaded and used freely for teaching and personal use. Include the credit line “© Anna Blume, 2017, Courtesy of the Division of Anthropology, American Museum of Natural History” along with the object’s Catalog Number. Publishing of images is permitted with additional permission from the AMNH. For additional publishing questions, contact bannerstone@fitnyc.edu

Citation

“AMNH 1/1702,” FIT Archaic Bannerstone Project, accessed February 21, 2019, https://bannerstone.fitnyc.edu/items/show/62.

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