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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 and get their pinkish color as a result of the material being carefully heated before manufacturing to improve the chert's knapping qualities. 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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