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These drills or perforators were recovered from excavations during the 1977 Kansas Archeology Training Program at the Tobias site in Rice County. The Tobias site is a Late Ceramic period proto Wichita village site that had dense artifact deposits (including chain mail), house remains and numerous deep trash-filled storage pits. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Chipped stone drills such as these were used to drill holes in softer material (hides, shell, or soft stone) than the chert itself.

Date: 1400 CE-1600

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Item Number: 313822
Call Number: 14RC8-64-4; 14RC8-211-134; 14RC8-211-136; 14RC8-153-7
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 313822

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