Beaked scraper - ROM2005_5733_3


Beaked scraper

Geography: Ontario, Canada
Date: 10,000-8000 BC
Period: Paleoindian (10,000-8000 BC)
5.4 × 2.1 × 1.1 cm
Object number: 975.246.820
On view
Gallery Location:Daphne Cockwell Gallery dedicated to First Peoples art & culture
DescriptionThis stone "beaked" scraper was made and used approximately 10,000-12,000 years before present. Although the precise function of such objects is unknown, they were likely used for a variety of activities, including working hides and animal bone.
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