What is it? Answers CXIII

Friday, April 21, 2006

642. Banner stone, mounted on a primitive dart throwing atlatl. The weight of the stone makes the atlatl flex, causing improved performance.

643. Hod, larger ones like the example below were used to carry mortar, with slightly smaller ones with a 90 degree angle at the base for brick.

644. Violin bow

645. Target ball, used for competition before the invention of clay pigeons, sometimes filled with feathers or powder for better visual effect. Thanks to the Trapshooting Hall of Fame for use of the photo.

646. Horse tattoo tool, I thought it was for leather when I first posted it. A letter is used to designate the year of birth, "V" stands for 1992.

647. Angle weeder, general purpose garden tool.

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