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246 results found with "North America"

Purple martin

Purple martin study skin. Bird collected 17 December 1997 in North America....

Drill bit

This tool is a drill point that comes from North America. This tool would likely have been tied into a wooden stick and used for similar tasks as a modern...

Scraper

This small scraper from the Gulf Coast of North America is made of chalcedony. It would most likely have been used to scrape and clean animal hides....

Common tern

This sea bird, sometimes known as the sea swallow, breeds in temperate and sub-Arctic regions of Europe, Asia and North America. It feeds by diving for fish....

Biface

This is an incomplete biface that originally comes from North America. It has been discarded before being finished, perhaps due to mistakes made by the craftsman causing difficulties in continuing...

Vessel sherd

This small sherd was once part of a larger ceramic vessel from eastern North America. The sherd is ‘undiagnostic’, which means it cannot be used to identify what sort of...

Drill bit

This item represents an early stage in the making of a stone drill point and is known as a preform. This example comes from North America. If completed this tool...

Drill bit

Drills were very common tools for stone age communities. They would have been useful in a variety of craft activities such as wood and leather working. This example dates...