AMNH D/147

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About this Bannerstone

BA#

31

Catalog or Accession #

D/147

Date Studied

11/1/2016

Bannerstone Type

Perforation

Provenance/Provenience

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

Location

Color

Greenish black

Width (cm)

5

Height (cm)

5.7

Diameter of Perforation (cm)

0.4

Depth at Perforation/or Widest Point (cm)

n/a

Depth at Edge (cm)

0.3

Weight (g)

25.25

Notes

This bannerstone is broken at the spine where it has been further polished with a hole Perforated at each corner of the edge of the wing. It was excavated along with eight bannerstones by A. E. Douglass in 1881. Published in “A Find of Ceremonial Axes in a Florida Mound,” The American Antiquarian (1882): 104; and in Bruce John Piatek, “The Tomoka Mound Complex in Northeastern Florida,” Southeastern Archaeology Winter (1994) 109-118. XRD analysis at AMNH on 1/11/17 indicates high presence of muscovite.

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/147,” FIT Archaic Bannerstone Project, accessed August 24, 2019, https://bannerstone.fitnyc.edu/items/show/92.

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