Tool making technology develops with side-notched and corner-notched spear heads appearing

People used new technologies to make decorative items like carvings as well. Ground stone items like beads also appear during this time period, and a variety of effigy beads (stone carvings in animal shapes) have been found throughout Mississippi and, along with Benton blades, may be the first evidence of craft specialization in Mississippi (Crawford 2003).

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