- Museum number
Awl made from the tibia (back lower leg bone) of a mountain hare. The distal end has been scraped to a thin pointed end used for making holes in animal skins in preparation for sewing. The fine tip is now slightly damaged.
Length: 7.90 centimetres
Thickness: 1.30 centimetres
Width: 2.40 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- The back leg bones of mountain hare are an ideal size for the production of awls.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2009 23 Jun-present, Nottinghamshire, Creswell Crags Museum, LT Loan.
- Britain, Europe and Prehistory
- Registration number