Stories tagged: stone tools
Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 10:13 a.m.
Stone tools in India suggest earlier human exit from Africa
Just a week after scientists reported evidence that our species left Africa earlier than we thought, another discovery is suggesting the date might be pushed back further.
Thu., Sept. 22, 2011
Woman returns ancient mortar, pestle to Coeur d’Alene Tribe
In dozens of camps along Lake Coeur d’Alene and the Spokane River, Coeur d’Alene Indians used stone tools to pound and grind meat, berries and roots. The handmade tools would …
Tue., Jan. 5, 2010
Program lets volunteers help prepare Colville forest artifacts
About 9,000 years ago, toolmakers near modern-day Republic, Wash., chipped away at slabs of basalt, crafting arrowheads and spear points. They left behind stone flakes, a cache of unfinished products …