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Bone Artifact
Description: This animal bone was possibly intended to be used for making fishhooks. Both ends of the artifact are broken and near the ends are incised lines encircling the bone. The bone is white and gray in color. This piece comes from the Late Prehistoric Period. Several distinctive Late Prehistoric cultures are recognized in different parts of Ohio: Fort Ancient in southern and central Ohio; Sandusky in northwestern Ohio; Whittlesey in northeastern Ohio; and Monongehela in eastern Ohio. These Late Prehistoric groups fished, farmed, and collected wild plant foods throughout Ohio. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: A0246_000018_001
Subjects: Prehistoric peoples; Bone implements, Prehistoric;
Places: Bone Artifact