Awl

Description
This Mesolithic tool was discovered at Westward Ho! in Devon and is a very rare survival. The shaped bone tool was an awl, used to make holes in materials such as wood or leather.
Accession Loan No.
42/2003/2U
Simple Name
faunal bone
Full Name
pointed fragment; probably an awl
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Common Name
awl
Material
bone (animal)
Period Classification
Mesolithic (10000-4000 BC)
Collection Class
Devon archaeology
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Town
Westward Ho!
Collection County
Devon
Collection Site Name
Westward Ho!
Family Group

Dimensions
whole length 85 mm; whole width 15 mm; whole TH 7 mm
Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:34
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:42:38

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