"The Ancient Quarry: Indians on the Mountain", Correct Answer to Question 3: Stone Hammer
Question 3. How did Native Americans probably knock off pieces of stone from the outcrops?
Answer: Native Americans probably used a stone hammer to knock off flakes (smaller, thinner pieces of stone) from the larger pieces of metarhyolite. Then, they could have used a tool like a deer antler for the finer chipping of the flakes into tools.
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Last updated: April 10, 2015