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This bone arrow shaft wrench was recovered from the Thompson site in Rice County and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1963. The site, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was a Great Bend aspect village site occupied during the Late Ceramic Period. Arrow shaft wrenches were used to straighten a warped arrow shaft. This wrench was made on the left tibia of a deer.

Date: 1500 CE-1800

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Arrow Shaft Wrench from the Thompson Site, 14RC9 - 1

Item Number: 443210
Call Number: 14RC9 (14RC302) 63.8.122 Jelinek donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 443210

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