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These links of chain mail were recovered from the Majors site in Rice County and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1982. The chain mail, a series of small metal rings linked together, was brought to Kansas by sixteenth-century Spanish explorers. The Majors site was a Great Bend aspect, Little River focus (ancestral Wichita) village that was occupied during the late 17th century based on southwestern pottery styles.

Date: 1541-1720 CE

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Chain mail from the Majors Site, 14RC2 - 1

Item Number: 439655
Call Number: 14RC2 1982.H.4; 1982.H.5
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 439655

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