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This brass button was found at the Minneapolis site, a Smoky Hill aspect village occupied around 1232 C.E to 1409 C.E. However, this button comes from a much more modern time period and was intrusive on the site. It was donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1972. The decorated front of the button depicts the Dutch royal sheild topped by a crown and supported by two lions, likely a modern reproduction. Archeologists have to take into account all artifacts from a site, not just those that seem appropriate for the time period or group being researched.

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Item Number: 440106
Call Number: 14OT5 72.137.172
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 440106

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