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Arrowheads, translucent quartz, Collection of the Archeology and 
		Ethnology Museum

ARROWHEADS

Arrowheads carved in several minerals and collected in the Southeast region of Brazil. From top to bottom and from left to right: barbed and apedunculated, in silex (15 x 37 mm); pedunculated, in “moss” silex (18 x 28 mm); translucent quartz, São Simão, São Paulo (27 x 44 mm); jasper (15 x 19 mm); dark silex (18 x 41 mm); reddish jasper, with peduncle and pronounced fins (20 x 29 mm); silex, with “fishtail” (23 x 78 mm). Collection of the Archeology and Ethnology Museum of the Universidade de São Paulo. Photograph taken by Marcelo Lerner.