Illustrated Bible History

Ancient Bible Customs - Work Instruments

Ancient Awl Ancient Awl
An ancient awl, an instrument used by sandal makers and other persons working with leather for boring small hole. This illustration came from a specimen in the British Museum.
Axes Axes
Various Hebrew axes used in cutting trees and hewing large timber for building.
Snuffers and Pincers Snuffers and Pincers
Ancient snuffers and pincers, which were used for removing the snuff from the lamps of the sacred candelabrum.