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Shown here are three of the many bone awls excavated at the Tobias site, a Great Bend aspect site in Rice County. The Tobias site was the location of the 1977 and 1978 Kansas Archeology Training Program. The smallest awl was recovered in 1977 and the two larger awls were recovered in 1978. 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: 442542
Call Number: 14RC8-274; 14RC8-6784; 14RC8-11834
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 442542

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