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This group of bone beads were recovered from the Saxman site in Rice County and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 2016. The beads were made from a section of bird bone, as bird bones are mostly hollow. They were scored, then cut or snapped, and finally had their edges smoothed, to form the tabular beads. The Saxman site, a large Great Bend aspect village, was occupied by the ancestral Wichita peoples.

Date: 1500-1650 CE

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Item Number: 313975
Call Number: 14RC301 2016.A.34 through 2016.A.43
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 313975

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