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Shown are four bone beads recovered from the Sharps Creek site, a Great Bend aspect village site in McPherson County. The shortest bead was recovered during excavations at the 1993 Kansas Archeology Training program and the other three were donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1993. The beads were made from a section of bird bone, as bird bones are hollow. They were scored, then cut or snapped, and finally had their edges smoothed, to form the tabular beads.

Date: 1500 CE-1800

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Item Number: 440075
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 440075

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