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Shown are five scrapers that were collected from the Saxman site in Rice County and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 2017. The Saxman site, a large Great Bend aspect village site, was occupied by the protohistoric Wichita. Scrapers such as these would have been hafted on a handle and used to scrape hides. They would have required periodic resharpening. All five scrapers were made on Alibates chert, a silicified or agatized dolomite from the Canadian River in the Texas panhandle.

Date: 1500 CE-1650

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Item Number: 447070
Call Number: 14RC301 2017.F Weimer donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 447070

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