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These two bone awls were found at different times by different people at the Curry Archeological Site in Greenwood County. The longest awl was a donation to the Kansas Historical Society in 1984 by the site's owner and was reconstructed from three pieces. The shorter awl was recovered in two pieces from excavations in 1966. They were used to make holes in soft materials, like hides, and possibly in basket and pottery manufacturing.

Date: 500 BCE-1500 CE

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Bone Awls from the Curry Site, 14GR301 - 1

Item Number: 310042
Call Number: 14GR301-1459, 14GR301 1984.C.63
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 310042

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