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This complete bone awl was recovered during excavations by Kansas Historical Society archeologists at the Nulik site in Sumner County. The excavations in 1969 revealed a Great Bend aspect house and associated midden (refuse heap or mound). This awl was made from a heavily modified deer metapodial and used as a perforating tool in soft material, like hides, and possibly in basket and pottery manufacturing.

Date: 1000 CE-1500 CE

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Item Number: 449126
Call Number: 14SR305-1174
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 449126

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