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These arrow points were among the many collected and excavated from the Thompson site in Rice County. The site, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, was a Great Bend aspect village occupied by ancestral Wichita people. The arrow point on the top right was excavated during the 1986 Kansas Archeology Training Program field school. All others were donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1971. The arrow point on the left of the top row is side-notched. The others are triangular or Fresno arrow points. Archeologists identify Fresno arrow points as being unnotched with a triangular shape. Though small and thin, they would have been extremely effective on the hunt.

Date: 1500-1800 CE

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Arrow Points from the Thompson Site, 14RC9 - 1

Item Number: 449007
Call Number: 14RC9-526 & 14RC9 71.138 Whiteford donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 449007

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