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Collector:
Dr. Harry M. Edmonds  Search this
Donor Name:
Carnegie Institute Of Washington  Search this
Culture:
Rapa Nui (Easter Islander)  Search this
Object Type:
Blade
Place:
Easter Island (Rapa Nui), Chile, Polynesia
Accession Date:
18 Oct 1946
Collection Date:
Dec. 1916
Notes:
IRREGULAR AND VARIABLE FLAKES MOSTLY UNSPECIALIZED EXCEPT FOR SHORT STEM." THESE ARE THE MATAA OF EASTER ISLAND, THEY ARE OBSIDIAN SPEARHEADS, TANGED, THAT MADE A SUDDEN PLENTIFUL APPEARENCE IN THE LATE PERIOD, THIS OCCURANCE SUPPORTS THE INCREASING WAREFARE VIEW. FOR MORE INFO REFER TO BAHN & FLENLEY 1992. (SRJONES 11/96)
Record Last Modified:
27 Mar 2015
Specimen Count:
50
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Accession Number:
174353
USNM Number:
A390626-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3ffbcefed-b692-41cc-9980-6309602c126a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8136231