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This gunflint was a surface find at a site in Shawnee County that had both Middle and Late Ceramic period (1000 A.D. to 1800 A.D) pottery. However, this gunflint came would have come from the latter period. It was quarried and manufactured in southern England. Gunflints were used to generate a spark in a flintlock musket or pistol and as strike-a-lights for lighting a fire.

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Item Number: 442322
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 442322

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