Bannerstone - ROM2004_1170_15

ROM2004_1170_15

Bannerstone

Maker: Indigenous Ontario
Medium:Stone
Geography: Holland Landing, Ontario
Date: 6000-2500 BC
Object number: NS17145
Not on view
Description

Archaeologists continue to debate the precise function of bannerstones. Many think that they functioned as atlatl, or spear-thrower, weights; others assign them a ceremonial or symbolic function. 

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