It cannot be used in smithing, enchanting or alchemy. However, it can be sold to general goods stores (ex. Belethor's General Goods in Whiterun, Bits and Pieces in Solitude) for 2 gold. It can be found in tombs all over Skyrim, as well as various other places, near corpses, skeletons or draugr.
- It appears that the ancient Nords used these as a part of the preservation ritual of the draugr; the ancient Nords were known to have been very skilled at preserving their dead.