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These two abraders were among the many that were recovered during the 1994 Kansas Archeology Training Program field school at the Killdeer site, since destroyed by construction. Archeologists call these groundstone tools as they are shaped by grinding. The sandstone abraders could sometimes be used as pairs, one on each side, to smooth a wood arrow shaft. The Killdeer site was a Lower Walnut focus Great Bend aspect (ancestral Wichita) site in Cowley County with numerous pits, basins and post molds.

Date: 1500-1750 CE

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Abraders from the Killdeer Site, 14CO501 - 1

Item Number: 447449
Call Number: 14CO501-452-1 & -659-1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 447449

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