Finding a fishhook in an archaeological site is rare whether underwater or from a terrestrial site….  as are many of the cultural belongings found in these galleries…  stay tuned for more updates!


Selected References:

Dunbar, James. 2016. Paleoindian Societies of the Coastal Southeast. University Press of Florida.

Hemmings, C. Andrew. 1999. The Paleoindian and early Archaic Tools of Sloth Hole (8Je121): An Inundated site in the Lower Aucilla River, Jefferson County, Florida. University of Florida.

Thompson, Victor et al.  2020. Ancient engineering of Fish capture and storage in southwest Florida.  In PNAS 117(15): 8374-838. [ ]

Walker, Karen J. 2000. The Material Culture of Precolumbian Fishing: Artifacts and Fish remains from coastal Southwest Florida. Southeastern Archaeology, Vol. 19, No., pp24-45 []