An Expanded Center Bottle Bannerstone and Associated Antler Atlatl Hook, Longest 3-1/8 in.

Middle - Late Archaic Period, 8000-1000 B.C.
Barrow Site, Ohio County, Kentucky 
Both expertly restored.
length 3-1/8 in. [bannerstone], 2-3/4 in. [hook] 

The atlatl hook was found with the accompanying bannerstone. 


This rare atlatl hook and bannerstone set is one of eight from the Gerber collection that was found on the Barrow site. 

Provenance:Collection History:
Gerber Collection Number: AG.B97

Gerber, Art, The Art Gerber Story, 2007, pg. 226, fig. 7.166, pg. 113, fig. 7.053
Lutz, David L., The Archaic Bannerstone, 2000, pg. 402, Bannerstone Set 1
Overstreet, Robert M., Indian Arrowheads and Price Guide, 13th edition, 2013, pg. 78

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium

Internet Bidding

Have a Similar Item?

Consign With Us


Cowan’s Cincinnati Office offers an in-house, full-service shipping department which is unparalleled in the auction industry. Shipping costs are provided with your finalized invoice 24-48 hours after auction. For furniture and oversized items, we recommend using third-party services. For more information, click HERE or contact cowansshipping@hindmanauctions.com.  

NOTE: All pickups and preview are by appointment only. To make an appointment, please call 513-871-1670 or email cincinnati@hindmanauctions.com