THE HACKER FLAKER, A HAFTED FLINTKNAPPING TOOL FROM THE LOWER ILLINOIS RIVER VALLEY.
(Photo by Liz Hansen CAA) The top artifact is a hafted copper pressure flaker with it's antler handle.
Here's a photo of the Hacker flaker in-situ. It's between the shell and the gorget.
It was found in the late 70's on the Hacker
site in the Lower Illinois River Valley
in Jersey Co., Il.
(Photo by Liz Hansen CAA.)
The bottom artifact is a copper notching tool from Naples Mound. Note the "nail heads" on the proximal ends