Hammerstones from Fleur de Lys
Hammerstones from Fleur de Lys.
Hammerstones were part of a larger tool kit utilised by the Dorset Palaeoeskimos. These stones are natural rocks modified (usually on one end) by cultural activities. These tools were hand-held and used in a pounding manner similar to modern hammers. At Fleur de Lys hammerstones were likely used during the quarrying process.

Reproduced by permission of Brent Murphy. Photo ©1997.
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