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This ceramic pot was found in Saline County and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1962. When the individual sherds of this vessel were reconstructed, it showed it to be a typical Central Plains tradition pot. Vessels of this sort tend to be rounded or globular in shape, have a restricted neck and grit temper. A cord-wrapped paddle was used to make the roughened surface treatment. The collared rim was decorated below the lip with a series of vertical tool impressions and finger pinching. Archeologists used plaster to fill in the missing portions of the vessel.

Date: 900 CE-1450 CE

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Central Plains tradition Vessel from Saline County - 1

Item Number: 442442
Call Number: 62.155.1 14SA
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 442442

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