Bifacial tool/projectile point

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Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Artist/Maker
Julius L. Wilnoty (Julius Lawrence Wilnoty/Julius Wilnota), Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1910-1970
Previous owner
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-
IACB source
Stephen M. Richmond, Non-Indian, 1920-2000
Object Name
Bifacial tool/projectile point
Media/Materials
Chert
Techniques
Flaked/chipped
Dimensions
6.1 x 2.1 x 0.7 cm
Object Type
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place
Cherokee Community; Eastern Cherokee Reservation; Jackson County and Swain County; North Carolina; USA
Date created
1964
Collection History
Acquired by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives through Stephen M. Richmond (1920-2004, IACB field representative to the Cherokee) in 1964; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.
Catalog Number
25/9893
Barcode
259893.000
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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