• Culture/People:

    probably Adena (archaeological culture) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Bifacial tool/projectile point

  • Date created:

    1000 BC-AD 800

  • Place:

    Jones Place Mound, Tennessee River; Meigs County; Tennessee; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Chert

  • Techniques:

    Flaked/chipped

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Excavated by Clarence B. Moore (1852-1936) in 1914; donated to the Academy of Natural Sciences (Philadelphia) soon afterward; purchased by MAI as part of the C.B. Moore collection in 1929.

  • Catalog number:

    17/1333

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