University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:70-9-392
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Naskapi
Provenience: Canada
Labrador (uncertain)
Culture Area: Subarctic (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Bone
Height: 8 cm
Width: 1 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970
Other Number:NA1911 - Collector Number

Description

Bone implement, possibly an awl. One tip of the bone is very pointed through use. There is a small chip in the point. The other tip of the bone is a joint or a socket. The bone is black in color with yellow patches on the socket. One side of the bone is very smooth, the other side is grooved.


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