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Object Number:
87-39-1185
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Neolithic
Swiss Lake Dweller
Provenience:
Switzerland
Wangen
Period:
Neolithic
Section:
European
Materials:
Stag Bone
Description:
Rib of stag, split in two and sharpened. one half, at least, has been broken off... Their peculiarly polished sharp end. Sometimes slighly indented, as if by the continual friction of thread. indicate that they may have been used in the manufacture of flaxen stuffs, or as a sort of knitting needle. "Wangon" writton on object.
Credit Line:
Gift of American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia
Other Number:
L-37-1185   -   Old Museum Number
23   -   Original Number

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