This stone tool is known as a an awl. This would have been used for making holes or scratching marks in wood or leather. This example comes from North America, but tools like these are common in many time periods and many regions across the world.

Object Summary

Museum Number 54/1948/150
Simple Name implement
Full Name projectile point preform
Common Name awl
Production country United States of America
Material chert (Burlington)
Collection class Tools for farm and craft
Collection continent America
Collection area/region N
Production county East USA
Production continent North America
Function name tool