Bifacial tool/projectile point

Image 1 for Bifacial tool/projectile point
Usage Conditions Apply
  • thumbnail for Image 1 - Bifacial tool/projectile point
  • thumbnail for Image 2 - Bifacial tool/projectile point
Culture/People
possibly Maya (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Previous owner
Charles P. MacKie (C.P. MacKie), Non-Indian
Object Name
Bifacial tool/projectile point
Media/Materials
Obsidian
Techniques
Flaked/chipped
Object Type
Tools and Equipment (General)
Place
Chiapas State; Mexico
Date created
AD 250–1550 (Classic to Post-Classic period)
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Charles P. MacKie (who may have been associated with construction of railroads in Mexico); acquired by George Heye from an unknown source in 1906.
Catalog Number
8421
Barcode
008421.000
See related items
Maya (archaeological culture)
Tools and Equipment (General)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
Contact Us
Have a concern, a correction, or something to add? Contact us: https://nmai.si.edu/collections-statement