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Five Awls from Room 10

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Cultural Period: Ancestral Puebloan, Atsinna Pueblo (A.D. 1275 – mid-1300s)

Description: The catalog listed six awls associated with this catalog number, although only five are pictured here. The missing awl is believed to be the ulnar awl pictured in the previous image and described in the catalog as an unworked deer ulna with a broken tip. The other awls associated with this catalog number are described as a slightly curved splinter awl with a rounded end (center), a brown bird bone splinter awl with a missing tip (back-center), a polishing bird long bone awl (front), a splinter awl (front-center), and a polished deer metapodial awl (back).

Provenience: LA 99 (Atsinna Pueblo), RM 10, Floor fill.

Collection: National Park Service, El Morro.

Randy Sullivan, NPS Digital Team Photographer
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