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These drills or perforators were recovered from excavations during the 1977 Kansas Archeology Training Program field school at the Tobias site in Rice County. Drills were used to bore holes in materials softer than the drill itself, such as hides, shell, wood, or soft stone. The Tobias site is a Great Bend aspect (ancestral Wichita) village that had dense artifact deposits (including chain mail brought to Kansas by sixteenth-century Spanish explorers), house remains and numerous deep trash-filled storage pits. The site is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Date: 1400-1600 CE

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Item Number: 313822
Call Number: 14RC8-64-4; 14RC8-211-134; 14RC8-211-136; 14RC8-153-7
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 313822

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