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Fishhook
Description: This white, rectangular bone fragment (from an unknown animal) has been cut and polished in preparation to make a fishhook. There are some mineral deposits that appear as darker areas on the bone. This piece is 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: A4786_000120
Subjects: Bone implements, Prehistoric; Prehistoric peoples; Tools, Prehistoric; Fishing, Prehistoric;
Places: Fishhook