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These gunflints were recovered during excavations at Fool's Chief Village, a Kansa village site in Shawnee County. Gunflints were used to generate a spark in a flintlock musket or pistol and as strike-a-lights for lighting a fire. These three gunflints were all quarried and manufactured in France, as is indicated by their honey-yellow or blonde color. All are square gunflints with two dorsal arrisses. The small one on the left may have been used with a pistol.

Date: 1830-1844

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French Gunflints from Fool Chief's Village Site, 14SH305 - 1

Item Number: 442240
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 442240

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