Graver - ROM2005_5731_2

ROM2005_5731_2

Graver

Medium:Chert
Geography: Ontario, Canada
Date: 10,000-8000 BC
Period: Paleoindian (10,000-8000 BC)
Dimensions:
2.3 × 2 × 0.35 cm
Object number: 975.246.431
On view
Gallery Location:Daphne Cockwell Gallery dedicated to First Peoples art & culture
DescriptionThis small stone flake is known by archaeologists as a "multiple spurred graver." These tools may have been used to puncture holes in hides or to shape round bone discs that were used as buttons.
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