Swiss Lake Dweller
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.
Gift of American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, 1987
|L-37-1185 || - || Old Museum Number|
|23 || - || Original Number|
[Book] Peale, Benjamin Franklin. 1873. Specimens of the stone age of the human race as collected and arranged by Franklin Peale; Copied in photography with a catalogue and introduction, also various communications on the subject made by him to the American Philosophical Society. : Page/Fig./Plate: #23; pl. 92
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