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This Munkers Creek style axe was collected from a multicomponent camp site in Morris County with occupations in the Archaic and Early Ceramic periods. The axe, along with other artifacts, were donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 2017. During the Archaic period, when this axe was likely made, most of North America was in a prolonged drought so severe that Archeologists thought people left the Plains. Munkers Creek artifacts show that people stayed, but they may have chosen their habitats carefully. Munkers Creek axes were used for felling trees and woodworking.

Date: 4000 BCE-3800 BCE

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Item Number: 448042
Call Number: 14MO433 2017.G.1 Enos donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 448042

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