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Match the Prehistoric Tool

Native Americans once lived at the Falls of the Ohio and they made different types of tools (called artifacts) out of stone, bone, and many other kinds of materials.

 

Can you match the artifacts with how it was used?

(Write the number by the name of the artifact)

 

bone needle

 

_____ Bone needle      1. Game piece made of ground stone

 

 

Calf Creek projectile point

 

_____ Projectile point   2. A stone tool attached to a sturdy used to chop                                            and branches

 

atlatl weight

 

_____ Atlatl weight         3. A stone with drilled holes strung on leather

 

 

White Springs point modified to a scraper

 

_____ Scraper                4. Used to clean hides of fat and hair

 

flint drill

 

_____ Drill                      5. A ground stone tool resembling an axe but                                             without a groove

 

cone pestle

 

_____ Pestle                  6. Attached to a spear or arrow

 

 

bone fish hook

 

_____ Fish hook            7. Used to sew hides together for shoes and                                                        clothes                 

 

clay pot

 

_____ Pottery                 8. A stone attached to a throwing stick of an atlatl

 

 

celt

 

_____ Celt                     9. Used to crack nuts and grind seeds

 

 

chunky stones

 

_____ Chunky stone     10. Made of bone and used to catch fish

                                    

 

slate pendant

 

_____ Pendant               11. Made of clay and used to cook food

 

3/4 grooved ax

 

_____ Ax head               12. An elongated flint point attached to a wooden

                                              shaft

 

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Created November 9, 2011