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This complete knife was recovered from 14DP1318, the Cedar Creek site, in Doniphan County. It was donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1925. The Cedar Creek site was a multicomponent site, having both Kansas City Hopewell and Nebraska Aspect/Upper Republican occupations. The site had the remains of at least one house. The two notched near the base indicate that the knife was likely hafted to a handle. Though rather thick, it is possible that this artifact was a large dart point rather than a knife. After knapping the dart points were mounted to the dart fore shaft, and then thrown with an atlatl.

Date: 50 BCE-1800

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Item Number: 446516
Call Number: 14DP1318 25.42.668 Zimmerman donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 446516

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