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This pottery sherd was recovered from the Oliphant site in Labette County during excavations in 1976 by Kansas Historical Society Archeologists. The Oliphant site was a Cuesta phase Pomona variant habitation site occupied during the Early and Middle Ceramic periods. The body sherd is tempered with small inclusions of hematite, manganese and an indurated (hardened) clay or shale. Ten horizontal rows of dentate stamping, some quite haphazard, decorate the sherd. Dentate stamping is a decorating technique that leaves tooth-like impressions. Dentate stamping is associated not only with Cuesta phase pottery, but also Kansas City Hopewell and Schultz phase pottery.

Date: 700 CE-1500 CE

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Item Number: 443311
Call Number: 14LT316-4221
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 443311

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