Browse Items tagged "tool" (71 total)

These iron agricultural tools, including hoes and a shovel, were found at a site in York County on the southern Coastal Plain. Virginia Indians manufactured and used tools made from traditional materials alongside those that they obtained from…

This iron adze was found at a site in Prince George County on the Coastal Plain. It was a woodworking tool that was hafted to a wooden handle, and was traded to Virginian Indians by colonists. Virginia Indians manufactured and used tools made from…

These miscellaneous artifacts were found at an Early Historic period site in Caroline County on the Coastal Plain. They include pipes, a stone projectile point, and a shark tooth projectile point produced by Virginia Indians, as well as iron and…

These artifacts were found at an Early Historic site in Tazewell County, southwestern Virginia. They include a ground stone tool, bone tools, a stone discoidal or gaming piece, and metal of European origin. Virginia Indians manufactured and used…

These miscellaneous artifacts were found at an Early Historic period site in Caroline County, southwestern Virginia. They include ceramic sherds and pipe fragments produced by Virginia Indians, and iron trade goods obtained from colonists. Exchange…

These artifacts were found at an Early Historic village site in Montgomery County, southwestern Virginia. They include a stone celt and polished stone gaming discs, used as talliers or “counters” in a variety of games. Celts were polished…

This rare artifact was found at a Late Woodland site in Montgomery County, southwestern Virginia. It is a quartz knife hafted to a bone handle. This artifact shows how Virginia Indians combined different materials from the environment around them…

This sharpened antler projectile point was found at a Late Woodland site in Montgomery County, southwestern Virginia. Bone or antler projectile points were sometimes advantageous over stone ones because they were far lighter. The tips of deer…

These delicate bone weaving tools were used during the Late Woodland period at a site in Montgomery County, southwestern Virginia. Included are several needles used for sewing as well as weaving.

These assorted bone tools were found at a Late Woodland site in Montgomery County, southwestern Virginia. They include awls, hairpins, a beamer (top), a turtle shell cup or bowl, fish hooks, a needle and other hideworking tools, and a knife made…