Biface roughout

This object is known as a roughout and represents an early stage in the making of a type of stone tool called a biface. It has the same basic shape as the biface but when completed it would be smoother, thinner and more symmetrical, with sharp and strong edges.

Object Summary

Museum Number 54/1948/39
Simple Name biface
Full Name biface roughout
Common Name biface roughout
Material jasper (yellow)
Collection class Tools for farm and craft
Collection continent America
Collection area/region N
Production continent America
Function name tool