Bone Fishhooks

Bone Fishhooks

Time Frame: 900

Fishhooks are believed to have been manufactured from bone “blanks.” Mill Creek peoples of northwestern Iowa caught large catfish using bone fishhooks.
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Illustrated by Mary Slattery, Will Thomson, and David Crawford
Office of the State Archeologist
Adapted from Office Of The State Archaeologist, Educational Series 5 - Mill Creek

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