Note on Stone Celts, From Chiriqui.


This article describes the five stone "celts" that were submitted to Charles Blake in 1860 from the collections of antiquarian objects from Chiriqui. These objects were obtained from the graves in the area. These "celts' exhibit what the author calls a "well-known" scalpriform sharpening. Four of the celts are composed of "porphyritic" stone and the fifth celt is made of "indurated" clay.

Cite this Record

Note on Stone Celts, From Chiriqui.. Charles Blake. Transactions of the Ethnological Society of London. (2): 166-170. 1863 ( tDAR id: 4321) ; doi:10.6067/XCV86D5QXF


Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: -4600 to 1500

Radiocarbon Date: 680 to 600

Spatial Coverage

min long: -82.617; min lat: 6.053 ; max long: -77.871; max lat: 9.969 ;

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