Plaster Cast of Harpoon Head


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Plaster Cast of Harpoon Head   (1915.07.0005)
  1. Science & Technology T&E
  2. :
  3. Armaments
  4. :
  5. Edged Weapons
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Upper Paleolithic - Aurignacian, 15,000 BCE
Culture Magdalenian, Spanish

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 16.6 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 1.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 1.0 cm
Weight 15 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plaster, Pigment--Paint
Manufacturing Processes Cast, Painting
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Champion, Timothy, Clive Gamble, Stephen Shennan, and Alasdair Whittle 1984 Prehistoric Europe. Academic Press, London. see Illustration 2.26, p. 55 (f,g)

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction yes
Reproduction Information N/A

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