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Shell hoes are a rare find at Kansas archeology sites. This artifact was recovered in 1963 from a Saline County site and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 2017. The mussel shell was perforated in the center and this hole served as a mount for the handle. The hoe shows grinding and polish on the working edge.

Date: 1000 CE-1500 CE

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Item Number: 443003
Call Number: 14SA402 2017.A.2 The Reed Donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 443003

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