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


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. 


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