You're viewing this item in the new Europeana website. View this item in the original Europeana.

Antler sleeve.

Old inscription with pen, inscription reads "Scafhausen".
Catno. is also featured in this inscription. Schaffhausen, Switzerland MANU Schafhausen Switzerland unknown This sleeve was most likely used as a handle for a piece of flint, allowing the user to use the flint without cutting himself.
The piece of flint would have been held in place with string that would be tied around the handle, groove…