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These specialized tools were used to "perforate," or drill holes or openings in leather, stone and wood. These stone perforators date back to about 5000 years ago.


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Perforator with modern haft

creator   Middle Woodland
location   Unknown
process/materials   chert, wood
item type   Tools/Woodworking Tools & Equipment
accession #   #1985.0125

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