The Ipiutak Culture

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The Ipiutak culture relied heavily on chipped stone technology and carved bone, wood and ivory, for their technological needs. They still relied heavily on chipped stone, for knives, blades, arrow points, insert blades, knife side blades and harpoon blades. Chipped stone was heavily utilized in the making of harpoons as they were inserted into a good amount of harpoon heads. The Ipiutak culture had large artifact assemblages that were excavated from the sites. These assemblages had everything from needles, harpoon heads, shovels, snow knives, adzes, spear tips, snow goggles, elaborate animal carvings, carved chains, bands, lance heads, arrow heads, and engraving tools to name a few. The wide variety of hunting that was done at the Ipiutak
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