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This bone tool was recovered during excavations at the 1986 Kansas Archeology Training Program at the Thompson site in Rice County. The site, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was a Great Bend aspect village site occupied during the Late Ceramic Period. It is unknown if this decorated bone had a functional or decorative use. The bone is incised with a series of 12 opposed diagonals. One end has been cut and beveled, while the other has been cut and snapped.

Date: 1500 CE-1800

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Decorated Bone Tool from the Thompson Site, 14RC9 - 1

Item Number: 443270
Call Number: 14RC9-586-81
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 443270

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