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This nearly complete corner-notched arrow point was found at the Two Snake Hoyt Hill site in Rawlins County and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 2016. The site was possibly a workshop based on a lithic scatter that was recorded on the site's surface. This arrow point was made of a chert called Smoky Hill silicified chalk which outcrops in western Kansas and Nebraska. Archeologists consider corner-notched points to be the earliest form of arrow points that are found in the Great Plains. The notches aided in hafting the point to the arrow shaft.

Date: 1-1000 CE

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Item Number: 440376
Call Number: 14RW422 2016.F.1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 440376

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