The Jordan Museum
Bone awls made of animal bones, were polished to use for weaving. These implements were also used for piercing and sewing leather.
Department of Antiquities
The excavation team in Dayer 'Alla dated this tool based on the pottery found in the near vicinity.
Najd Sweidan "Bone awls" 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;15;en&id=archaeological_objects
Prepared by: Najd Sweidan
Copyedited by: Lisa Kelman
MWNF Working Number: JO1_015