A small pointed tool, perhaps used for piercing holes. Thick circular profile tapering to a point. Possibly a tool with which holes can be punctured in a variety of materials, or existing holes can be enlarged; or used for sewing heavy materials, such as leather or canvas. Find number 29/101: Excavated in house U36.34 in the North Suburb, described by the excavator as a, "well preserved, but gloomy house", at Tell el-Amarna during the 1928-9 excavations of the Egypt Exploration Society. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society in 1929. Acquired by the EES in the division of finds. Donated to the East Anglia Egyptian Society by the EES in recognition of a contribution to the EES (excavation subscription). Donated to Norwich Castle Museum. Purchased from the collections of Norwich Castle Museum in 1956 by Liverpool City Museum (now World Museum).