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Anthropology

Archaeology (the study of ancient human culture) and ethnology (the study of recent and living people) are the two major sections in the anthropology collection.

The archaeological collection comes from North and West Africa, the Middle East, Western Europe, the Andes, Mesoamerica, the Great Plains, and the Great Basin areas.

The ethnographic collection includes artifacts from the Andes, Amazon, Mesoamerica, Circum-Caribbean, East and Southeast Asia, the Middle East, North Africa, West Africa, Melanesia, and Polynesia.

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Catalog # Name Description
00.30.0158 Sherd, pottery

Catalog number on box.

00.30.0159 Sherd, pottery
00.30.0160 Biface

Disc knife or scraper.

00.30.0161 Point, projectile

Serrated, notched, concave base.

00.30.0162 Point, projectile

In blank. Catalog number on box only. March, 1964.

00.30.0163 Sherd, pottery

Two pieces. a. Split down the middle; outside portion. b. Inside portion.

00.30.0164 Grooved Axe

Full grooved axe with a smooth exterior.  Rounded edgesand a small divot in the head of the axe as well as the face.  

00.30.0165 Sherd, pottery

Thrity-six pieces of rock, projectile points, and pottery. Number on box.

00.30.0166 Biface

Seven broken knives and scrapers. Catalog number on box only.

00.30.0167 Point, projectile

Fifteen broken arrow heads. Catalog number on box only.

00.30.0168 Biface

Large rocks. Possibly scrapers. Number on box only. March, 1964.

00.30.0169 Sherd, pottery

Pottery sherds, unlabeled. Found on all sites. Catalog number on box.

00.30.0170 Rock chips

One cloth bag of rock chips. Catalog number on bag only.

00.30.0171 Rock chips

One cloth bag of rock chips. Catalog number on bag only. Also contains some pottery sherds.

00.30.0172 Rock chips

One cloth bag of rock chips. Catalog number on bag only.

00.30.0173 Rock chips

One cloth bag of rock chips. Catalog number on bag only.

00.30.0174 Hammer Head

Very large full grooved axe that is rough all around, and polished along the groove.

00.30.0175 Club

Oblong club with 1cm groove around the middle circumfrance

00.30.0176 Hammerstone

Hammer stone.

00.30.0177 Hammer, war
00.30.0178 Tomahawk

Tomahawk, rough.

00.30.0179 Ax

War axe.

00.30.0180 Hoe
00.30.0181 Celt
00.30.0182 Celt

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