Burin from Abri des Merveilles

Burins are specialized stone flakes with sharp, chisel-like tips. Humans used them to work bone, antler, ivory, and wood and to carve designs and images on the surfaces of these materials.

Burin from Abri des Merveilles
Exhibit item
Age: 
About 30,000 years old
Site: 
Abri des Merveilles, Dordogne, France