Biospecimen: Hollow Bone Fragment


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Biospecimen: Hollow Bone Fragment   (1930.08.0056)
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Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Paleolithic Upper, 40,000 – 10,000 BCE
Culture N/A

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 11.7 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 4.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 2.9 cm
Weight 41.1 g
Measuring Remarks The third dimension corresponds to the width of the joint (epiphyses) area. The thickness of the shaft is 2.5 cm. Weight was recorded using triple beam balance scale on loan from the anthropology department.
Materials Animal--Bone
Manufacturing Processes Tooling
Munsell Color Information Pale Brown (10 yr 7/3) -ns

Research Remarks

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Comparanda N/A
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Artifact History

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Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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