University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:70-9-384
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Naskapi
Provenience: Southeast Canada
Culture Area: Subarctic (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Bone
Length: 8.3 cm
Width: 0.9 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

Bone awl; bone splinter sharpened at one end to a point. Awl end is worn with use and is lighter in color than the rest of the piece. Lengthwise, the piece is straight, and widthwise it is curved on one surface as if it were a long, round bone.


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