Location and Environment * Chinookan Culture * Chinookan Material Culture
Site Chronology * The Plankhouse * The Meier Site Excavations * Features * Artifact Photo Gallery
Some common artifacts of the Multnomah II or Late Pacific period of the Lower Columbia. A=chipped stone projectile points (for hunting land animals). B=composite toggling harpoon head (for hunting sea mammals). C=chipped lithic scraping tool (for processing hides). D=chipped stone 'mule-ear' knife (outline indicates shape before re-sharpening, which produces the illustrated shape), used for a variety of cutting tasks. E=ground stone net weight (for sinking fishing nets). F=ground stone maul (hafted to a wooden handle, used for a variety of tasks).