Stone Tools and Pottery Fragments（15年考题）
Styles of objects， language， and personal behavioridentity people in terms of gender， age group， ethnic group， socioeconomicclass， and in many other important ways.?Some?researchers， for example， have argued that a particular kind of pottery， calledRamey incised （which is incised with figures of eyes， fish， arrows， andabstract objects and was used by the people in the area of present-day Missouriand Illinois at about A.D 900）， was primarily used to distribute foodbut was also used to communicate the idea that the society’s elite，for whom the pots were made， were mediators of cosmic forces.
Which of the sentences below best expresses theessential information in the highlighted sentence in the passage？ Incorrectchoices change the meaning in important ways or leave out essentialinformation.
researchers argue that pottery of the RameyIncises style was used not only to distribute food but also to communicate thatthe society’s elite were mediators of cosmic forces.
researchers argue that the figures of eyes，fish， arrows and abstract objects were incised on Ramey Incised pottery tocommunicate that those who provided the pots were members of the elite.
researchers argue that the primary function ofRamey Incised pottery was food distribution rather than a way of communicatingthe status of the society’s elite.
researchers argue that， based on the kinds ofsymbols incised on pottery， that pottery was sometimes used to mediate cosmicforces.