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CAS Anthropology Collections Database

Catalog Number

CAS 1984-0008-0228   CAS 1984-0008-0228; Bone tool
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Bone tool
Culture unknown
Global Region Oceania
Country unknown
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rollo Beck Collection (South Pacific)
Materials Bone
Description Elongated, very narrow oar-shaped tool carved from a length of bone; distal end of shaft is biplanar, tapering to a cylindrical shape toward the proximal end; Proximal tip expands to form a small, squared off knob.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 0.6, Thickness = 0.3, Length = 11.4