|Antler harpoon head blanks and |
the pressure flaker tip and wood handle
|The pressure flaker tip is designed to |
be scarfed into an open socket on
the wooden handle.
|The walrus bone flaker on the left, next to the antler flaker on the right. The antler flaker tip is a little narrower and probably slightly closer to the original artifact dimensions than the more robust walrus bone tool.|
2013 Dorset Palaeoeskimo walrus bone pressure flaker: Observations after one year of use. in Provincial Archaeology Office's 2012 Archaeology Review. Edited by Stephen Hull. Vol 11:132-134
Photo Credits: Tim Rast