Scraper

This is a very common type of stone tool known as a scraper. This example comes from North America but scrapers are known from many different periods across the world. These multi-purpose tools were used for a variety of tasks including wood and hide working.

Object Summary

Museum Number 54/1948/154
Simple Name implement
Full Name drill point
Common Name scraper
Production country United States of America
Material chert (Edwards Plateau)
Collection class Tools for farm and craft
Collection continent America
Collection area/region N
Production county Southeast USA
Production continent North America
Production date Woodland
Production year low 3000BP
Production year high 1000BP
Function name tool