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Bone Whistle
Description: This bone whistle is a long, thin cylinder with four holes drilled approximately 20 mm apart. Both ends are broken and the whistle is light brownish gray in color. This piece comes from Fort Ancient Culture. The Fort Ancient people were a late prehistoric culture living in southern Ohio between 1,100 and 450 years ago. Fort Ancient people were Ohio's original farmers, growing crops of corn, beans, and squash, and thrived in southern Ohio and northern Kentucky. Villages were made up of a number of circular or rectangular houses surrounding an open plaza. The Fort Ancient people continued to build small burial mounds, but gradually shifted to burials in a cemetery area with no mounds. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: A0161_000065_008
Subjects: Fort Ancient culture; Bones; Whistles;
Places: Bone Whistle