Pretend Archeology: What is this?

I think it’s very interesting to marvel over some of the mysteries that are unearthed. There is often dispute about what each object is or how it was used.

I think the same goes for animals that are found. People are always guessing if it was warm blooded or cold blooded and so forth.

Here’s an exercise. If you found the object in these two pictures, what would be your guess as to what it’s for and how it’s used?