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This chipped stone tool was collected during the 1930s by the University of Nebraska, who were excavating in Kansas at that time. In 1987 it was donated to the Kansas Historical Society. The tool is manufactured from a chert called Smoky Hill Silicified Chalk that outcrops in western Kansas. According to the writing on one side it was found or belonged at one time to "Cleveland Henry Kickapoo Tp Leavenworth Co. Ks." The function of this tool is unknown. The notches could have been used for smoothing wood or bone or possibly as the hafting element of the tool.

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Item Number: 443338
Call Number: 14LV 1987.E.275
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 443338

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