AMNH 20.1/9172

Bannerstone view haba_201_9172
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About this Bannerstone

BA#

26

Catalog or Accession #

20.1/9172

Date Studied

11/15/2016

Bannerstone Type

Perforation

Condition

Provenance/Provenience

Milan. Allen County, Indiana. Donor: R. S. Robertson. Written on label G. G. Nuttle 1879

Color

Dark greenish gray with greenish black banding

Width (cm)

8.7

Height (cm)

4.2

Diameter of Perforation (cm)

1.1

Depth at Perforation/or Widest Point (cm)

1.8

Depth at Edge (cm)

0.2

Weight (g)

73

Notes

The bannerstone is broken at the spine either because the stone is weakest at the thin surface of the spine or because it was intentionally broken at the spine as is common with bannerstones. The top and bottom edges of the stone are delicately fluted.

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 20.1/9172,” FIT Archaic Bannerstone Project, accessed August 24, 2019, https://bannerstone.fitnyc.edu/items/show/87.

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