- Museum number
Bow drill; carved of ivory; length of ivory with hole carved in each end, through which is threaded strip of skin; outside edge carved with seal at one end, row of circles at opposite end; back carved with four As at one end and rows of parallel lines at opposite end.
Height: 41 centimetres
Width: 4.50 centimetres
Depth: 2.25 centimetres
- Not on display
- Acquisition notes
- Found in Americas collections in 1997 apparently unnumbered and unregistered. Date and means of acquisition not known; said to be Wellcome Collection (cf.1954,Am5 collection).
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Am1997,Q.166 (previously registered as)
Previous owner/ex-collection number: 58759 (Wellcome number)