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This round scraper was recovered on the surface of the William Young site in Morris County by Kansas Historical Society Archeologists. The William Young site is a Munkers Creek phase habitation site. The Munkers Creek phase describes a stone tool technology restricted primarily to the Flint Hills. During this time most of North America was in a prolonged drought so severe that Archeologists thought people left the Plains. Munkers Creek artifacts show that people stayed, but they may have chosen their habitats carefully. Scrapers such as this one would have been hafted on a handle and used to scrape hides. It would have required periodic resharpening.

Date: 4000 B.C.E. - 3800 B.C.E.

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Item Number: 443549
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 443549

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