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    • Village Period farmers made groundstone axes.

    • Village Period farmers made groundstone axes Indians Native Americans implements artifacts Archeology food subsistence Bouc
    • Village Farmer axes usually were not grooved. How the handles were attached remains a mystery. Source - Game and Parks Commission.
    • Several types of projectile points.

    • Several types of projectile points Village Period farmers Indians Native Americans hunting implements artifacts Archeology arrowheads Bouc
    • The Villiage Farmers made thin, sharp, well-crafted points. The two points without notches may be unfinished. Source - Game and Parks Commission.
    • A Pawnee pot and sculpting paddle.

    • Pawnee pot cooking food subsistence native american Indian implements tools archeology artifact pottery paddle Bouc
    • The Pawnees shaped their pots with a grooved paddle made from a buffalo vertebral spine. This paddle is decorated with a stylized human figure. Source - Game and Parks Commission.
    • Brass trade dishes hold Paint-covered bone 'brushes.'

    • Brass trade dishes hold Paint-covered bone brushes historic Pawnee Native American Indian implement Archeology artifacts Bouc
    • Trade goods used by the historic Pawnees included brass pans containing red and green pigments which ere applied with pieces of pourous bone. Source - Game and Parks Commission.
    • Historic Pawnee 'trade goods.'

    • Historic Pawnee scissors implement ax scissors hook tools archeology artifacts Native American Indians subsistence trade goods Bouc
    • Trade goods used by the historic Pawnees included whetstones for sharpening metal tools (top) as well as an ax head, fish hook and scissors. Source - Game and Parks Commission.
    • Historical Society excavates at Patterson site.

    • Historical Society excavates Patterson site artifacts Indian Native American Archeology Archeologist finds dig Sarpy County Bouc
    • Volunteers supervised by State Historical Society archaeologists investigate the ruins of a Village Farmer house on a ridege overlooking the lower Platte River in Sarpy County.
    • A mature female and young oreodont.

    • mature female young oreodont Merycoidodntidae Promerychochoerus frozen in time Mother baby suspended animation fossil Archeology Paleo dig find artifact
    • A mature female and young oreodont (Merycoidodntidae Promerychochoerus) frozen in time. --Mother and baby.--
    • Skull from last known breed of Nebraska Rhino.

    • Skull last known breed Nebraska Rhino Aphelops Barbourofelis Site Cambridge fossil Archeology Paleo dig find artifact Bouc
    • A skull from the last known breed of Nebraska Rhino (Aphelops) found at the Barbourofelis Site near Cambridge. -- Photographed on an 'autumn' background.--
    • Paleontological horses feet.

    • Paleontological horses feet Pseudhipparion Cormohipparion Neohipparion 3-toed Protohippus Pliohippus Equus vestigial toe fossil Archeology Paleo dig find artifact Bouc
    • Paleontological horses feet (L to R): Pseudhipparion, Cormohipparion, Neohipparion (these are 3-toed horses with fully functional side toes), Protohippus, Pliohippus and Equus (these horses only have vestigial toes, or no toes at all)....
    • Art depicting Ice Age lions eating Caribou.

    • Art depicting Ice Age lions eating Caribou Mark Marcuson fossil Archeology artifact Bouc
    • Red Willow County as it might have looked at the height of the most recent glaciation 18,000 years ago. This rendering is based on fossils collected from the late Pleistocene gravel beds near McCook. American lions feed on a caribou as bighorn...
    • Mural of Ice Age Bison and hunters.

    • Mural Ice Age Bison hunters Archeology artifact Bouc art painting Nebraska State Museum University of Nebraska Lincoln
    • Paleoindian hunters scout a herd of Bison antiquus, a large-horned, extinct relative of the modern bison. Hunters often killed large numbers of bison by driving a herd over a cliff. Illustration by Marc Marcuson, University of Nebraska State Museum.
    • Paleoindian Projectile Points found in NE

    • Paleoindian Projectile Points found Nebraska Late Indians Native Americans hunting implements artifacts Archeology arrowheads Bouc
    • Paleoindian points found in Nebraska include (from left) Clovis, Folsom, Agate Basin, Angostura, Alberta, Eden and Scottsbluff. They range in age from 8,000 to 11,500 years old and apparently represent distinct cultural groups. Source - Game and...
    • A Late Archaic gorget (pendant).

    • Late Archaic gorget pendant paleoindian marine shell adornment jewelry Indians Native Americans artifacts Archeology Bouc
    • This Late Archaic gorget was probably worn suspended from a cord around the neck. It was found at a 2,000-year-old site in Red Willow County. Made from shell from the Atlantic Coast or Gulf of Mexico, it is evidence of long-distance trade. Source -...
    • Chronological projectile point collection.

    • Chronological projectile point collection Late paleoindian Indians Native Americans hunting implements artifacts Archeology arrowheads Clovis Agate Basin Logan Creek McKean Duncan Bouc Hanna Pelican Lake Scallorn Washita River Fresno metal historic...
    • Points found in Nebraska (from left, oldest to neWestside Community Schools): Clovis, Agate Basin, Logan Creek, McKean, Duncan/Hanna, Pelican Lake (two points), Scallorn, Washita River (two points), Fresno and a metal point. Source - Game and Parks...
    • Early potter points show transition in technology.

    • Early potter points show transition technology projectile Indians Native Americans hunting implements artifacts Archeology arrowheads sustinence food Bouc
    • These Early Potters projectile points may illustrate a transition in weapon technology. The smallest point (right) is probably an arrow point, while the rest are probably spear points. About 1,500 years ago, the bow and arrow was rapidly replacing...
    • Pawnee stone scrapers/knives.

    • Pawnee stone scrapers knives Indians Native Americans hunting implements artifacts Archeology jasper hill Republican valley Permian chert Bouc
    • The Pawnees made knives of Smoky Hill jasper (brown) and Permian chert (gray) obtained in their bison hunting territories. Source - Game and Parks Commission.
    • Villlage Period Knives

    • Village Period Knives Indians Native Americans implements artifacts Archeology subsistence Bouc
    • Villiage Farmer knives include a large, hand-sized blade (black) and the smaller thumb-size version (in front). A clever example from Franklin County (left) is fitted in a slotted handle made of bison rib bone. Source - Game and Parks Commission.

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