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This alternately beveled knife was recovered from the surface of an Early Ceramic period camp site in Elk County and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1972. Archeologists believe that knives shaped like this would have been used for bison butchering. Repeated sharpening on alternate sides created bevels. Knives with the general diamond shape are also sometimes called Harahey knives.

Date: 1 CE-1000 CE

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Item Number: 444597
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 444597

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