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This ceramic head is Kansas' oldest fired clay artifact. Archeologists discovered the fired clay head in the early 1960s during excavations at the William Young archeological site in Morris County, Kansas, near Council Grove. The head pictured here is on display in the main gallery of the Kansas Museum of History. The effigy was created by people whose way of living and tool complex is called the Munkers Creek phase by archeologists. The Munkers Creek phase lasted for about 500 years from 3550 to 3050 BCE.

Date: 3550 - 3050 BCE

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Munkers Creek Ceramic Effigy from the William Young Site, 14MO304 - FrontMunkers Creek Ceramic Effigy from the William Young Site, 14MO304 - Front, left sideMunkers Creek Ceramic Effigy from the William Young Site, 14MO304 - BackMunkers Creek Ceramic Effigy from the William Young Site, 14MO304 - Back, left sideMunkers Creek Ceramic Effigy from the William Young Site, 14MO304 - Top, backMunkers Creek Ceramic Effigy from the William Young Site, 14MO304 - Top, frontMunkers Creek Ceramic Effigy from the William Young Site, 14MO304 - Bottom, frontMunkers Creek Ceramic Effigy from the William Young Site, 14MO304 - Bottom, back

Munkers Creek Ceramic Effigy from the William Young Site, 14MO304 - Front

Item Number: 226093
Call Number: 14MO304-971
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 226093

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