Drill bit

Drills were very common tools for stone age communities. They would have been useful in a variety of craft activities such as wood and leather working. This example dates to the Archaic period in North America and has been discarded before being finished.

Object Summary

Museum Number 54/1948/107
Simple Name implement
Full Name incomplete drill bit
Common Name drill bit
Production country United States of America
Material chert
Collection class Tools for farm and craft
Collection continent America
Collection area/region N
Production county Southeast USA
Production continent North America
Production date Mid-Late Archaic
Production year low 5000BP
Production year high 3000BP
Function name tool