Miscellaneous Artifacts

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  Title Media Type Year
  Simonsen Excavated Site Profile
     A profile of the Simonsen site in Cherokee ...
Illustration Approximately 10,000 to 3,000 Years Ago
  A Bison Jump
     Archaic people killed large numbers of bison ...
Illustration Approximately 10,000 to 3,000 Years Ago
  Animal Hide Scraping
     Animal hides were scraped in the preparation ...
Illustration Approximately 10,000 to 3,000 Years Ago
  Archaic Mano and Matate
     Nuts and seeds were ground by Archaic peoples ...
Illustration Approximately 10,000 to 3,000 Years Ago
  Archaic Period Stone Axe
     Stone axes, grooved for hafting a wooden ...
Illustration Approximately 10,000 to 3,000 Years Ago
  Arrowhead Spears
     The culture of late prehistoric groups in ...
Illustration 900
  Atatl
     The “atlatl” or spear thrower allowed Archaic ...
Illustration Approximately 10,000 to 3,000 Years Ago
  Bear Claw Necklace
     This bear claw necklace is believed to have ...
Illustration 1200-1700
  Bird Bone Whistle
     This is a bird bone whistle from the Cherokee ...
Illustration Approximately 10,000 to 3,000 Years Ago
  Bone Fishhooks
     Fishhooks are believed to have been manufactured ...
Illustration 900
  Ceramic Effigy Heads
     Ceramic effigy heads of human and animal ...
Illustration 900
  Ceramic Vessel Terms
     Archaeologists use specific terms to describe ...
Illustration Approximately 3,000 years ago
  Copper Awl
     A copper awl, one of a number of copper ...
Illustration Approximately 10,000 to 3,000 Years Ago
  Flint and Chert
     Flint and chert were worked into a variety ...
Illustration Approximately 10,000 to 3,000 Years Ago
  Great Oasis Sites
     This map shows the distribution of the Great ...
Illustration 900
  Imperial Mammoth of North America
     The Imperial Mammoth of North America was ...
Illustration Approximately 20,000 Years Ago
  Marshelder Plant
     Marshelder,or sumpweed, was one of the first ...
Illustration
  Mill Creek Sites
     The shaded areas show the distribution of ...
Illustration 900
  Oneota Culture Sites
     The shaded area shows the distribution of ...
Illustration 1200-1700
  Oneota Pottery
     Oneota pottery is characterized by shell ...
Illustration 1200-1700
  Paleo-Indian Clovis Spearpoint
     A Paleo-Indian clovis spearpoint hafted ...
Illustration Approximately 20,000 Years Ago
  Scapula Hoe
     Bone hoes were made of the scapula (shoulder ...
Illustration 900
  Side-notched Points
     The most characteristic artifacts of the ...
Illustration Approximately 10,000 to 3,000 years ago
  Spring Hollow Incised Pottery
     Spring Hollow Incised pottery, a regional ...
Illustration Approximately 3,000 years ago
  Techniques of Pottery Manufacture
     These illustrations show the paddling and ...
Illustration Approximately 3,000 years ago
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