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These three images show just a few of the many petroglyphs carved into a series of bluff faces at the Ward site in Ellsworth County. The petroglyph site is also a habitation site, possibly recording multiple occupations of Kansas City Hopewellian and Great Bend aspect peoples. The site includes several anthropomorphic (shamanistic) glyphs, many quadrupeds (four-legged) glyphs, a single shield motif (heavily defaced), geometric glyphs, "turkey tracks" and tool sharpening grooves, in addition to modern graffiti.

Date: 1979

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Item Number: 439854
Call Number: 14EW17-2; -4; -6; -7
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 439854

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