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Culture:Native American; American Indian
Title:Banner stone
Place Made:North America; United States; Tennessee; Clarksville
Measurements:overall: 7/8 x 7 1/4 x 3 3/4 in.; 2.2225 x 18.415 x 9.525 cm
Accession Number:  MH SK K.A.9.b.1
Credit Line:Joseph Allen Skinner Museum, Mount Holyoke College
Museum Collection:  The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College

Flat, smooth dark gray stone. Convex center with cylindrical hole and rounded square sides. Slightly notched at each edge at the middle to give a somewhat winged appearance. The use or age of these pieces is not known, but they may have been ceremonial hammers.

indigenous people; Native American; archaeology

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