Ulu scraper - ROM2005_5784_2

ROM2005_5784_2

Ulu scraper

Medium:Copper
Geography: Ontario, Canada
Date: 3500-2500 BC
Period: Middle Archaic (6000-2500 BC)
Dimensions:
9 × 9 × 0.45 cm
Object number: NS40853
Credit Line: G.J. Chadd Collection
On view
Gallery Location:Daphne Cockwell Gallery dedicated to First Peoples art & culture
DescriptionThis ulu knife is made from "old copper" or copper indigenous to North America. Knives like this one were made approximately 8,000 to 4,500 years before present by Indigenous people of Ontario.
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