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These six scrapers were recovered from the surface of a Saline County archeological site and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 2017. The pink colored scraper has been heat-treated prior to its completion in order to make a better knappable chert. The scrapers may have been hafted onto a handle and used to scrape hides. They would have required periodic resharpening. The site was occupied during the Upper Republican and Smoky Hill phases in the Early and Middle Ceramic periods.

Date: 1-1500 CE

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Item Number: 443715
Call Number: 14SA409 2017.A.593 through .598 Reed donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 443715

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