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This awl was recovered from a rodent hole near the surface at the Tobias site, a Great Bend aspect village site in Rice County. This awl was manufactured on a deer cannon or metacarpal bone. Awls were usually made from deer bone and used as a perforating tool in soft material, like hides, and possibly in basket and pottery manufacturing.

Date: 1350 CE-1650

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Item Number: 442510
Call Number: 14RC8-270-14
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 442510

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