Be an Object Detective – can you guess what today’s Mystery Object is?

Here are some clues to help you:
Looking at this object, can you guess what material it is made of?
What shapes do you see when you look at this artifact?
What do you think this artifact was used for?
Do we use any tools like this today?

 

Yesterday’s Mystery Object was a Nutcracker.

 

Nuts often have shells on them that are not easy to crack open by hand. By using the nutcracker, enough pressure and leverage is added to make breaking the shell easier.