3 in HIGH x 0.5 in WIDE
(7.62 cm HIGH x 1.27 cm WIDE)
Upper Mound | Richmond
Gift of Bernice M. Mayer

This tapered piece of bone has been carved and shaped into a point at one end to be used as an awl. This tool would have been used by the North American Indians to punch or poke holes into hides when manufacturing clothing. The collector's notes for this artifact are: "Richmond Upper Mound, needle."

Used: Clothing Production | North American Indian

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