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These two shell hoes were collected from the Aerhart site in 1934 and donated in 1971 to the Kansas Historical Society. The Aerhart site, in Ottawa County, was a Smoky Hill phase site with one circular house with an entryway to the southeast. Each of the shells came from a Washboard mussel. The mussel shell was perforated in the center and this hole served as a mount for the handle.

Date: 1000 CE-1400 CE

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Item Number: 451013
Call Number: 14OT5 71.138 Whiteford donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 451013

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