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awl (?), pierced

In black ink "Broch of Oxtrow, Birsay, Orkney (160)" Broch of Oxtrow (Ockstow or Okstrow), Birsay, Orkney, Scotland MANU Unknown Bone awl, pointed with perforation near the much wider head, which is the articular joint. Described in accession book as "perforated bone piercer". Note: This site is known as Haughster, Okstrow or Oxtro broch (NMRS Number: HY22NE 4)