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Cultural Period: Ancestral Puebloan

Description: Bone awls fashioned from animal long bones. Hundreds of similar awls, made largely from the leg bones of pronghorn antelope, were found in Wupatki Pueblo.

Collection: On display at Wupatki National Monument.

Author
Dan Boone/Ryan Belnap, Bilby Research Center, Northern Arizona University
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