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Gun flint

Gun flint
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Culture/People
probably Non-Indian (archaeological) (attributed); probably used by the Munsee Delaware
Excavator
Alanson B. Skinner (A. B. Skinner/Alanson Buck Skinner), Non-Indian, 1886-1925
Expedition sponsor
Samuel Riker, Jr., Non-Indian, 1868-1936
Date created
1650-1750
Object Type
Firearms and accessories
Object Name
Gun flint
Media/Materials
Flint
Techniques
Flaked/chipped
Catalog Number
8/5588
Barcode
085588.000
Collection History
Excavated in 1918 by Alanson B. Skinner (1886-1925, MAI staff member) during MAI fieldwork sponsored by MAI trustee Samuel Riker, Jr. (1868-1936).
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
See related items
Non-Indian (archaeological)
Munsee Delaware (archaeological)
Firearms and accessories
Place
West 207th Street, Spuyten Duyvil Creek; Cold Spring shell midden (Shorakapkok); New York City, Manhattan, Inwood; New York County; New York; USA
Island Name
Manhattan Island