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A Slate, Knobbed Crescent Bannerstone, From the Collection of Jan Sorgenfrei, Ohio

Late Archaic Period, 4000-1500 B.C.
Richland County, Ohio
5-3/8 in.

dark green-banded slate with a linear tan colored including on one face. The center perforation and one knob exhibit old, and polished use wear; with a partial inked label: Richland Co. O. 3451 (indecipherable)

Collection History:

Gilbert Dilley, Akron, Ohio
Jan Sorgenfrei, Findlay, OH

 

Provenance: Ex Gilbert Dilley, Akron, Ohio; From the Collection of Jan Sorgenfrei, Ohio

Condition:

Despite the hefty nature of this piece, one of the wings on this example was broken.  However, the broken piece has been glued neatly back to the main portion. 

Unsold
 

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