Bone Awls

Dublin Core

Title

Bone Awls

Subject

Artifacts

Description

These bone awls were found at a Late Woodland site in Halifax County in the southern Piedmont. These sharp tools were used to punctuate and incise clay, to pierce deer hide, and to perforate other materials. They were produced from deer, bird, and raccoon bones.

Source

Virginia Department of Historic Resources, Richmond, VA

Date

900 - 1600 C.E.

Format

.JPG, 1710 × 1080

Type

Image

Coverage

Halifax County

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

1710 × 1080

Files

44HA0065_John_Wells_bone_awls_surface.jpg

Citation

“Bone Awls,” Virginia Indian Archive, accessed September 24, 2021, https://virginiaindianarchive.org/items/show/467.

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