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These two flywheels were likely used for either spinning yarn or to help in drilling holes. They were recovered from House 3 at the Minneapolis site, a Smoky Hill phase site occupied during the Middle Ceramic Period, in 1934 by the University of Nebraska and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1987. Both flywheels were made from broken pottery sherds, reshaped and repurposed for a new function.

Date: 1232 CE-1409 CE

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Item Number: 312508
Call Number: 14OT5-124 House 3
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 312508

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