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Flakes

Museum number:
1-19463
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21010019463
Accession number:
Acc.432, Acc.477, and Acc.477A
Object count:
1000
Count note:
only 1 worked flake found in inventory
Description:
Obsidian flakes from Ishi's tool making at the museum, collected during 1912-1914.
Donor:
Ishi and R. E. Wood
Collection place:
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California
Verbatim coll. place:
California; San Francisco; San Francisco
Culture or time period:
Yana
Maker or artist:
Ishi
Collection date:
1912-1914
Materials:
Obsidian
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
8.3 For Manufacturing
Accession date:
1912, 1914, and 1915
Context of use:
Residue from arrow making.
Department:
Native California (archaeology and ethnology)
Comment:
No. Pieces: "1000+" added in pencil, "(1).
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