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These four ceramic handles were just a few of the many recovered from the Sharps Creek village site in McPherson County during the 1993 Kansas Archeology Training Program. The large loop style handle on the far left and the small strap handle next to it were both attached to the vessel using rivets. The rivets were made of clay, and created by inserting a portion of the handle into a hole in the pot and then smoothing over the interior. The two wide strap handles on the right may have been attached by being molded onto the lip and the body of their vessels.

Date: 1500 CE-1800

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Ceramic Handles from the Sharps Creek Site, 14MP408 - 1

Item Number: 440072
Call Number: 14MP408-3010-1; 2832-1; 3342-1; 2616-1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 440072

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