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These four bone rasps were recovered from the Saxman village site in Rice County and donated in 2016 to the Kansas Historical Society. The Saxman site is a Late Great Bend aspect village site lived in by protohistoric Wichita Indians. Archeologists believe that artifacts like these rasps could have been used as musical instruments by drawing a stick across the grooves.

Date: 1500 CE-1650

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Item Number: 313966
Call Number: 14RC301 2016.A.15; .16; .17; .18
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 313966

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