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This Late Paleoindian point is called a Dalton and functioned as a spear tip. It was found in Allen County at a camp site that was occupied periodically during the Archaic and Early Ceramic Periods. The point was donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 2015. 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.

Date: 11000-7000 BCE

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Item Number: 312673
Call Number: 14AN404 2015.E.267
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 312673

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