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Scraper



Chert

3 3/8 in. x 1 3/8 in. x 7/8 in. (thickness) (8.6 cm x 3.5 cm x 2.3 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 72.4.25
Geography: Oceania, Papua New Guinea, Southwest New Britain, Northeast Passismanua
Culture/Nationality: Melanesian
Collection: Jane Goodale Collection

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  • chert - Fine-grained, dense sedimentary rock consisting of interlocking crystals of quartz approximately 30 microns in diameter. Chert and its varieties, such as flint, are non-gem varieties of cryptocrystalline-granular quartz. These stones chip very easily and thus may be fashioned into tools with a sharp edge; they are also used for building.
  • Oceanic - Cultures and styles of various regions in Oceania, comprising islands scattered throughout the Pacific Ocean (generally excluding Japan, Indonesia, and the Philippines), but including Australia.
  • Papua New Guinea

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<ref name=BMC>cite web |url=http://triarte.brynmawr.edu/objects-1/info/169231 |title=Scraper |author=Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections |accessdate=5/22/2022 |publisher=Bryn Mawr College</ref>

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