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These alternately beveled knives were collected in Elk County and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1959. Both knives were made of Permian chert. The knives gets their pinkish color as a result of the flintknapper heat treating the material to improve the chert's knapping qualities. Repeated sharpening on alternate sides created bevels.

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Item Number: 446155
Call Number: 14EK 59.188.443 & .444 Hamilton Shaffer donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 446155

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