The Jordan Museum
8800-6900 BCE Pre-Pottery Neolithic B
Pre-Pottery Neolithic B
Carved bone needle which could have been used for preparing leather, weaving and basketry.
Department of Antiquities
The excavation team in Dayer 'Alla dated this tool based on the pottery found in the near vicinity.
Najd Sweidan "Bone needle" in [Discover Carpet Art] , Museum With No Frontiers, 2018. http://www.museumwnf.org/thematicgallery/thg_galleries/database_item.php?itemId=objects;DCA;jo;Mus31_B;14;en&id=archaeological_objects
Prepared by: Najd Sweidan
Copyedited by: Lisa Kelman
MWNF Working Number: JO1_014