University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:70-9-398
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Naskapi
Provenience: Canada
Labrador (uncertain)
Culture Area: Subarctic (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Bone
Height: 7.5 cm
Width: 1 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970
Other Number:NA1910 - Collector Number

Description

Bone awl made of a hollowed-out bone. The point very tapered, sharpened by use and much lighter in color than the rest of the bone. The other end of the bone is jagged where it must have been broken off. The bone is brown in color with many spots of dirt on it.


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