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This Munkers Creek-like knife was collected from the Foltz site, a Native American camp site in Wabaunsee County with multiple occupations from the Archaic to the Middle Ceramic periods. The knife was donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 2018. Munkers Creek knives are interesting in that many have a clearly visible gloss along one side. This gloss is silica from grass stems. People may have used these knives to cut grass to thatch houses of for other purposes.

Date: 4000 BCE-3800 BCE

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Item Number: 449666
Call Number: 14WB386 2018.B.61 Menhusen donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 449666

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