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Benton bifacial tool/projectile point

probably Middle Archaic Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)
USA; Mississippi; Prentiss County
7833

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  • Culture/People:

    probably Early Woodland Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Robbins points

  • Date created:

    1000 BC-AD 200

  • Place:

    Prentiss County; Mississippi; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Chert, stone

  • 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:

    7833

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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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