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Replica Deer Antler Scythe

(This is in the Stone Age artefact box)

Can you answer the questions below by spinning this image and using the extra pictures?

Extra information and pictures

antler scythe tool from the primary stone age artefacts box
antler scythe tool from the primary stone age artefacts box
antler scythe tool from the primary stone age artefacts box

Questions

1. What Stone Age period is this from?

 

2. What was it used for?

 

3. This is made from a modern Red Deer antler, which was what the original antler tools were made from just after the Ice Age.  What kind of landscape do Red Deer live in?  (This might give you an idea what the world looked like!)

Answers down here - no peeking until you're ready!

1. What Stone Age period is this from?

 

ANSWER: The Neolithic.

 

2. What was it used for?

 

ANSWER: Cutting wheat from the fields.

 

3. This is made from a modern Red Deer antler, which was what the original antler tools were made from just after the Ice Age.  What kind of landscape do Red Deer live in?  (This might give you an idea what the world looked like!)

 

ANSWER: Deer need to eat grass so live in grassy fields close to forests or woods where they can hide.

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