University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Bone Awl [Object of the Day #107]


November 14, 2012


This awl was made in Switzerland during the Neolithic Period. Both the awl and the haft are made entirely out of bone. The haft is perforated at the very end and decorated by small incised dots.

Penn Museum Object #EU2615.
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