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The Munkers Creek phase describes a stone tool technology restricted primarily to the Flint Hills. During this time most of North America was in a prolonged drought so severe that Archeologists thought people left the Plains. Munkers Creek artifacts show that people stayed, but they may have chosen their habitats carefully. Munkers Creek axes, like these from the William Young site in Morris County, were used for felling trees and woodworking.

Date: 4250-2850 BCE

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Item Number: 309663
Call Number: 14MO304-207 Plate 21, KSHS Antropological Series No. 10
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 309663

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