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Awl

Object Number:13181
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Late Paleolithic (uncertain)
Jomon (uncertain)
Yayoi (uncertain)
Japanese
Provenience: Japan
Period: Late Paleolithic (uncertain)
Jomon (uncertain)
Yayoi (uncertain)
Date Made: Late Paleolithic, Japan - Yayoi
Early Date: -30000
Late Date: 250
Section:Asian
Materials:Stone
Technique:Flaked
Chipped
Length: 2.4 cm
Width: 1.5 cm
Credit Line:Exchange with the Japanese Commissioner, World's Columbian Exposition, 1893
Other Number:12 - Other Number

Description

Awl. Drill (石錐). Long narrow projection. Bifacially retouched. Light colored stone. Awls have been found in sites from the Late Paleolithic to the Yayoi Periods.

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