Burin from Laugerie Haute & Basse

Burin from Laugerie Haute & Basse
Age: About 17,000 - 11,500 years old
Location of Discovery: Laugerie Haute & Basse, Dordogne, France

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.