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These four bifaces were among the many that were collection from an Early Ceramic period site in Elk County and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1972 and 1975. All four were made of Permian chert. The pink color is the result of having been heat-treated, prior to their completion, in order to make a better knappable chert. Bifaces like these could have been used as a cutting tool or, with more work, turned into a specific tool.

Date: 1-1000 CE

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Item Number: 444545
Call Number: 14EK311 72.14.2209 & 75.103 Carr donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 444545

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