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This knife was collected from the Hays Lankard site, a camp site in Anderson County and donated in 1961 to the Kansas Historical Society. The knife gets its pinkish color as a result of the flintknapper heat treating the material to improve the chert's knapping qualities. Repeated sharpening on alternate sides created bevels. The two notches near the base indicate that the knife was mostly likely hafted. One side is nearly covered with the collector's notes.

Date: 1 CE-1800

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Item Number: 312365
Call Number: 14AD353 Fay donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 312365

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