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These four gunflints are just a few of those recovered during excavations at Fool Chief's 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 four square gunflints were made from local cherts. The two gunflints on the left have been used on both sides.

Date: 1830-1840

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Item Number: 442241
Call Number: 14SH305-3066-1; -3505-1; -3048-1; -0-71
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 442241

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