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These bird bone beads and others were recovered from the Curry site (14GR301), in Greenwood County, and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1984. The Curry site was a multicomponent (multiple occupations) site occupied periodically during the Archaic, Early Ceramic and Middle Ceramic Periods. The beads were made from a section of bird bone, as bird bones are hollow. They were scored, then cut or snapped, and finally had their edges smoothed, to form the tabular beads. Incised spirals and rings were added to each bead for decoration.

Date: 1200 CE-1400 CE

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Item Number: 442869
Call Number: 14GR301 1984.C.65; .67;.68; .7
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 442869

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