Category:Ishango bone

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Català: Os d'Ishango
Deutsch: Ishango bone
Español: Hueso de Ishango
Français : Os d'Ishango
Nederlands: Ishango-beentje
English: The Ishango bone is a bone tool, dated to the Upper Paleolithic era, about 18000 to 20000 BC. It is a dark brown length of bone, the fibula of a baboon, with a sharp piece of quartz affixed to one end, perhaps for engraving or writing.

Ishango bone 
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Instance of archaeological find,
bone tool
Named after
  • Ishango
Material used
LocationMuseum for Natural Sciences of Belgium, Brussels, Arrondissement of Brussels-Capital, Brussels-Capital Region, Belgium
Country of origin
Discoverer or inventor
  • Jean de Heinzelin de Braucourt
  • 18th millennium BC
  • 20th millennium BC
Time of discovery or invention
  • 1960
  • 10 cm
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