Riches of Clare Exhibition - Earth

...to collect, preserve, interpret and display the material culture relating to the history of County Clare, both in the museum building and online,
as an educational resource and a socially inclusive cultural service for the people of Clare and visiting tourists.



Bone Point

Found buried in a cist grave at Poulawack, County Clare, this tool was probably used to puncture holes in skins during the manufacturing of clothing. It was included with the burial of a young adult female who had been cremated. It dates from the Early Bronze Age.

Ref: E25:01

Photograph appears courtesy of the National Museum of Ireland

Early Bronze Age Clothing in Denmark

Bone Point E25:01
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