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Culbreath point

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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Dr. Joseph L. Jones (1833-1896, New Orleans, Louisiana); purchased by George Heye from Dr. Jones's widow, Susan Polk Jones (1842-1921), in 1906.
Culture/People
probably Late Archaic Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Seller
Susan Polk Jones (Susan Rayner Polk/Mrs. Joseph L. Jones), Non-Indian, 1842-1921
Previous owner
Susan Polk Jones (Susan Rayner Polk/Mrs. Joseph L. Jones), Non-Indian, 1842-1921
Dr. Joseph L. Jones, Non-Indian, 1833-1896
Date created
3000-1000 BC
Object Name
Culbreath point
Media/Materials
Chert
Techniques
Flaked/chipped
Dimensions
17.8 x 10.2 cm
Object Type
Tools and Equipment (General)
See related items
Late Archaic Tradition (archaeological culture)
Tools and Equipment (General)
Catalog Number
7725
Barcode
007725.000
Place
Near Lake Charles; Shell mound; Lake Charles; Calcasieu Parish; Louisiana; USA