• Culture/People:

    probably Saqqaq/Pre-Dorset Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Bifacial tool/projectile point

  • Date created:

    2500-800 BC

  • Place:

    Qaqortoq (Julianehåb, Julianehaab); Qaqortoq Municipality (Julianehåb, Julianehaab); Kitaa (West Greenland); Greenland (Kalaallit Nunaat)

  • Media/Materials:

    Silicified slate

  • Techniques:

    Flaked/chipped

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of the Nationalmuseet (National Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark); acquired by MAI through an exchange with the Nationalmuseet in 1934.

  • Catalog number:

    18/7926

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