People of the Waters - Paleoindian
OPM #:
800-12-T6
Object Name:
Scraper
Description:
Unifacial scraper; not assignable to any time period.
Comments:
Preparing an animal skin for tanning required that all the flesh be removed from the underside. This was done with a tool made from stone or bone and after contact with Europeans, with an iron tool. This task was primarily performed by women.
Collector:
Mitchell, Stephen D.
Material:
Stone
Dimensions:
W-3.2 L-4.4 D-1.25 cm
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