• Culture/People:

    probably Late Archaic Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Culbreath point

  • Date created:

    3000-1000 BC

  • Place:

    Near Lake Charles; Shell mound; Lake Charles; Calcasieu Parish; Louisiana; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Chert

  • Techniques:

    Flaked/chipped

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Dr. Joseph L. Jones (1833-1896, New Orleans, Louisiana); sold by Jones' widow (Susan B. Jones, ca. 1845-ca. 1920) to George Heye in 1906.

  • Catalog number:

    7725

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    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the "Points" component of the "Window on Collections" exhibit on the 4th floor

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