Indiana Artifacts

Archaic Period

I believe that the following tools were made around the same time; during the Archaic Period about 10,000 to 3,000 years ago.

Archaeologists have divided the Archaic Period of time into three main sub-periods: Early, Middle, and Late Archaic. Each is distinguished by important changes in cultural traditions, typically caused by increasing social complexity.

The swirl rock is a fossil imprint.


Read more about the Early, Middle, and Late Archaic Period(s) at

Understand social complexity at