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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Native American; American Indian
Title:Implements
Type:Work Tool
Materials:Stone
Place Made:North America; United States
Measurements:Overall: 7/16 in x 1 1/2 in x 3 15/16 in; 1.1 cm x 3.8 cm x 10 cm
Accession Number:  MH 3.F.Z
Credit Line:Source and date of acquisition unknown
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
 

This object is under review for NAGPRA-sensitivity.

Recent updates to NAGPRA (Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act) require consent from lineal descendants and/or affiliated Native American Tribes or Native Hawaiian Organizations before displaying or researching cultural items. We have removed the public image of this belonging until we can learn more about the wishes of affiliated Tribal officials or the descendants of those who made it.

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Description:
Two carved stone flints. One is oblong with hole at one end and ridges carved into the opposite end. The second flint is smaller and rectangular-shaped.

Tags:
indigenous people; ancient; archaeology; Native American

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