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Object ID 001066

Object Name Plummet sinker-basalt

Object Desc A basalt plummet sinker.

Collection Navy Collection

Accession # 2015.006

Alternate ID 20-237-25.343

General Category Archeology

Category Artifacts

Source Hawaii Marine Research (HMR)

Source Category Bailey House

Accession Date JUN 10,2015


Location KIRC Archives Room

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status Awaiting Processing

Object Keywords cultural resources,basalt,sinker,habitation site,IMLS 2,Kunaka/Naalapa Ili,Hommon's Coastal Settlement Zo,Kamohio Work Area,wahi pana,Site 237,McAllister Site 31,

Title Plummet sinker-basalt

Arch. Description A basalt plummet sinker.


Collection Date 5/24/1978

Excavated By

Approx Excavation Date 5/24/1978

Identified By LAC

Approx Identification Date March 1980

Height 0

Length 15.2

Width 8.5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 310

Unit of Measure Centimeters/grams

Dimension Details Thickness: 6.1 cm

Quantity 1

Material basalt






Dating Method

Site 237

Site Details On southwest coast of Kahoolawe adjacent to cliff edge overlooking Puukoae Islet, Kunaka/Naalapa Ili, Kahoolawe


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Image Caption Basalt plummet sinker

Description Basalt plummet sinker (HMR accession #20-237-25.343). Digial access image.

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Image Caption Plummet sinker-reverse

Description The reserve side of a basalt plumment sinker with accession number (HMR accession #20-237-25.343). Digial access image.

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Image Caption Artifact bag for plummet sinker

Description Artifact bag for basalt plummet sinker (HMR accession #20-237-25.343). Digial access image.