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This gunflint was recovered from an archeological site in Trego County that was occupied periodically from the Middle Ceramic period through the Historic period. Gunflints were used to generate a spark in a flintlock musket or pistol and as strike-a-lights for lighting a fire. This blade gunflint has two dorsal arrises (sharp edges) and was quarried and manufactured in southern England.

Date: 1700-1850

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Item Number: 442061
Call Number: 14TO313-0-16
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 442061

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