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Different objects made of bone and antler

Animal bone, and antler from elk or deer were raw materials for a number of different objects. Implements such as needles, whorls, weaving tablets, bone ice skates along with household utensils and tools, such as spoons were made from bone and antler.

Inventive craftspeople also used other types of bone material, for example whalebone or elk teeth to make gaming pieces. Luxury fittings were made from materials such as walrus bone and tusk.

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Comb

  Comb

Comb

  Comb

Comb

  Comb

Comb

  Comb

Comb

  Comb

Comb

  Comb

Comb

  Comb

Double comb

  Double comb

Gaming pieces

  Gaming pieces

Comb

  Comb

Needle

  Needle

Needle

  Needle

Needle

  Needle

Harness stick

  Harness stick

Toggle

  Toggle

Box

  Box

Buckle

  Buckle

Harness bow

  Harness bow

Anvil

  Anvil

Rings

  Rings

Antler plate

  Antler plate

Raw material

  Raw material

Antler waste

  Antler waste

Antler waste

  Antler waste