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These three scrapers are just a few of those recovered from the Woods site, 14CY30, in Clay County. The Wood site was a Smoky Hill phase Middle Ceramic site with at least two house structures. All three scrapers are made of Florence chert from the Flint Hills. Two show a remnant of the chalky cortex and one has been heat-treated (red-pink colored), improving its knapping qualities. The scrapers may have been hafted on a handle and would have been used to scrape hides. They would have required periodic resharpening.

Date: 989 CE-1436 CE

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Item Number: 440025
Call Number: 14CY30-192; -362; 421
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 440025

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