Artist North American, Native American
  • Spear head
Date no date
Medium obsidian
Dimensions Overall: 3/8 × 3 3/8 × 1 inches (1 × 8.6 × 2.5 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Frederick Stearns
Accession Number 99.5B1419
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Marks paper label glued on side, handwritten: B1419 - Black Obsidian / spearhead -- Oval
said to be from the collection of Caleb Lyon [1822-1875] (New York State and Idaho Territory, USA).
between 1871-1895, purchased by Frederick Stearns (1831-1907; Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1907-present, bequeathed 1907 to the Detroit Museum of Art (Detroit, Michigan, USA)