University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-42-114
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cliff Dweller
Provenience: Southwestern Colorado
Southeastern Utah
San Juan Drainage Area
Culture Area: Southwest (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Deer Bone
Length: 16.8 cm
Width: 1.7 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Charles D. Hazzard; subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1896

Description

Curved bodkin made of deer rib; hardened by toasting. Used in tightening meshes of plaited work and as a slicker as well.


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