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Tags: implements

Image Title Creator Culture Accession # Materials/Techniques
Buffalo sinew strip tied in two knots Unknown Native American; Pawnee 87.1 sinew
Stone plummet Woodland 61.2568 Stone, hematite
Sandstone grinding stones or abraiders Northeast, Mississippian 61.5168 Stone -- sandstone
Parfleche envelope with yellow, green, red, and blue dyes Native American; Nez Perce 89.103 rawhide, pigment
Ivory cylinder with a carved animal head and two bears Arctic, Inuit 83.1361 Ivory
Human effigy pipe appearing to hold a large rattle in his left hand Southeast; Mississippian 61.200 flint clay (often called Arkansas Bauxite) and catlinite
Inuit bird spear with ivory prongs Arctic, Inuit 84.1338 wood, ivory, rope, bone, twine and pigment
A beaded knife sheath and metal knife with a wood handle Native American; Plains 84.776a-b leather, glass, sinew, wood, metal
A leather knife sheath decorated with brass buttons Native American; Crow, possibly Blackfeet 84.781a-c leather, metal, wood, brass
A knife sheath painted inside and out and a metal knife with a wooden handle Native American; Plains 84.784a-b leather, pigment, wood, metal
Quirt decorated with brass tacks and four separate silver ornaments, rawhide lask, and piece of cloth tied to handle Native American; Plains 84.767 wood, brass, silver, rawhide
Clay cooking stone sometimes called "boiling stone" Archaic 54.5812 Clay
Ivory seal effigy toggle Arctic, Inuit 83.1340 Ivory
Expanded obsidian core Mesoamerican 61.8611 obsidian
A scraper with a metal end Native American; Plains 84.803 metal, leather, sinew
Ivory effigy toggle Arctic, Inuit 83.1556 Ivory
Bifacially thinned stone Mississippian bi-pointed blade Southeast, Mississippian 61.1866 Stone
Stone Corner-Tanged knife blade Woodland 61.11428 Stone
Chert kay blade Southeast, Mississippian 61.14192 Stone
Clay cooking stone sometimes called "boiling stone" Southeast, Archaic 54.5851 Clay