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This tool, made of Kansas pipestone, was an isolated find in Morris County. It is 154 mm long and 24 mm wide at its widest point. It is likely that this tool was used to create dentate stamping (tooth-like projections) by pressing the tool into still moist clay.

Date: 1 CE-1000 CE

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Item Number: 442355
Call Number: 14MO403 The Strom Collection
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 442355

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