Fishhook from Late Prehistoric Period   Save
Fishhook from Late Prehistoric Period
Description: U-shaped fishhook was carved from an animal bone. One end has a sharp point, and the other end has a flared collar that is 5 mm in length. The collar served as a point of attachment for a fishing line. The bone is very pale brown in color. Item was excavated at Tuttle Hill in Independence Township, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL07319
Subjects: Cuyahoga County (Ohio); Ohio History--Natural and Native Ohio; Fishing--Ohio; American Indian history and society
Places: Independence Township (Ohio); Cuyahoga County (Ohio)