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Shown are four bone beads recovered from the Sharps Creek site, a Great Bend aspect (ancestral Wichita) village in McPherson County. The beads were made from a section of bird bone. They were scored, then cut or snapped, and finally had their edges smoothed, to form the tabular beads. The shortest bead was recovered during excavations at the 1993 Kansas Archeology Training program field school and the other three were donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1993.

Date: 1500-1800 CE

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Item Number: 440075
Call Number: 14MP408-2329-12; 1993.G
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 440075

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