AMNH D/142

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About this Bannerstone

BA#

28

Catalog or Accession #

D/142

Date Studied

9/13/2016

Bannerstone Type

Perforation

Condition

Provenance/Provenience

Tomoka Creek, Volusa County, Florida. Donor A.E. Douglass

Location

Color

Light olive gray with white elements

Width (cm)

13

Height (cm)

10.4

Diameter of Perforation (cm)

1.7

Depth at Perforation/or Widest Point (cm)

2.1

Depth at Edge (cm)

0.3

Weight (g)

253.4

Notes

This is a finely finished bannerstone with a rounded spine on the face and a squared spine on the back. There is a naturally occurring dark brown band 1.6cm from the edge of the right wing. This bannerstone was excavated along with seven other bannerstones by A. E. Douglass in 1881. Published in “A Find of Ceremonial Axes in a Florida Mound,” The American Antiquarian (1882): 100-109; and in Bruce John Piatek, “The Tomoka Mound Complex in Northeastern Florida,” Southeastern Archaeology Winter (1994) 109-118.

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 D/142,” FIT Archaic Bannerstone Project, accessed August 24, 2019, https://bannerstone.fitnyc.edu/items/show/89.

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