The Testimony of Hands
The Hand's Hands: Tools

Defined in their broadest sense, tools include the physical extensions of human hands, but also things that people use as extensions of their social selves. The line between the two is often impossible to trace, because tools quickly become imbued with social meaning.

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42-23-394 68-94-5, Clovis point 2007.17.1, Folsom point 66.36.2, spear point 36.14.239, large stone knife 36.4.6, .7, obsidian blades 36.41.25, stone hoe 2008.34.2, .3, .6, mace heads 98.53.345, piki stone 38.25.58, bird stone 43.3.23 2005.30.14, ulu 75.35.293 66.9.50, fending stick 63.11.83, firedrill hearth 57.5.23, shell scraper 42.2.2, fishhook 63.34.202, fish gig 42.8.81, bolas 63.3.3, fish lure 42.8.36 75.35.590, ice pick 38.25.1, .2, spear(?) points 36.14.289, .290, .291, axe heads 67.1.1, knife 84.1.4, mano 75.317.62, axe 2009.13.2i, mystery object


atlatls Special focus: atlatls


64.54.55, arrow Special focus: bows and arrows


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