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These knives were found in 2012 at the Fool Chief site (14SH305), a Kansa village site in Shawnee county. Archeologists think these "crooked knives" were traded to the Kansa already in their unique shape. They were likely used for woodworking, such as in the manufacturing of bowls or spoons.

Date: 1830-1844

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Item Number: 309339
Call Number: 14SH305-3618-1; 3619-1; 3620-1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 309339

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