3D Clovis Wrench, Shaft Straightener or Rope Tool — selden3d

While there are a number of theories regarding what this particular mammoth bone artifact from the Murray Springs site (AZ EE:8:25[ASM] [10885 B.P.]) may represent, some more plausible and well-supported than others, I certainly could not pass up the opportunity to scan it.

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About George Crawford

archaeologist, archer, primitive technologist, and wannabee musician ... mostly
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3 Responses to 3D Clovis Wrench, Shaft Straightener or Rope Tool — selden3d

  1. John R Fisher says:

    A peep sight, for quick aiming and distance. Once common on firearms and bows. Popular before scopes to get on your target quickly.

    • It’s actually a shaft straightener without much doubt. In use until modern times and spread world wide.

      • John R Fisher says:

        You’re probably right, but options should be thought about. The tool may have been used with organic accessories that have not survived. I’d love to see other examples and to what affiliation they are attributed to.

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