Drill bit

This stone drill comes from North America. Drills like this were a common tool type as they could be used for many different tasks, for example in woodworking or leather working. It would likely have been set into a handle so that the worker could use it without cutting themself.

Object Summary

Museum Number 54/1948/156
Simple Name implement
Full Name drill point
Common Name drill bit
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