"Turtle-backed" scrapers, so-called for their rounded hump-back appearance, likely were hafted in bone or wooden handles for use in butchering and preparing animal hides. Also called snubnosed end scrapers, the scrapers were chipped unifacially (on one side) on a stone flake and beveled on the wide end. They are commonly found in Late Prehistoric sites, particularly those of bison hunting people.
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