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This Late Paleoindian point is called a Plainview and functioned as a spear tip. It was found in northeast Kansas and donated in 1976. Late Paleoindian people traveled in small groups, hunting large game, including now extinct bison. Stone tools help reveal how these people lived, traveled, and differed from other groups. Late Paleoindian points are typically long, thin, and narrow, and carefully made. Points with minor damage were often resharpened, altering their original shape.

Date: 11000 - 8500 BCE

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Item Number: 306269
Call Number: 1981.B.392
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 306269

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