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Prehistoric Rock Excavated in Anacostia

Object Details

Date
8000 BC-1600 AD
Medium
stone
Dimensions
5/16 × 1 15/16 × 1 3/8 in. (0.8 × 5 × 3.5 cm)
Caption
In the early 1980s, archaeologists excavated land along Howard Road, SE before construction began on the Anacostia Metro Station in southeast Washington, DC. Their discoveries included this prehistoric rock, or, in archeological terms, lithic. (Lithos is the Greek word for “rock.”)
Accession Number
1991.0064.0003b
Type
archeaological lithics
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Data Source
Anacostia Community Museum
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dl8d4d13086-707d-4b10-aa40-781e20bda3a8
Record ID
acm_1991.0064.0003b
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