Spear point, Hallowell, ca. 550 BCE

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Description

This point, found in Hallowell, was made of translucent stone that was only quarried in Ramah Bay in Labrador. It suggests an early trade network between Native American communities in Maine and the Maritimes.

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About This Item

  • Title: Spear point, Hallowell, ca. 550 BCE
  • Creation Date: circa 550 BCE
  • Subject Date: circa 550 BCE
  • Town: Hallowell
  • County: Kennebec
  • State: ME
  • Media: Stone
  • Local Code: Amos Wilder Collection
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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