Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

Abraders from the Nulik Site, 14SR305 - Page

To order images and/or obtain permission to use them commercially, please contact the KSHS Reference Desk at KSHS.reference@ks.gov or 785-272-8681, ext. 117.


For more information see the Copyright and Permission FAQ.

These four abrader fragments were recovered during excavations by Kansas Historical Society archeologists at the Nulik site in Sumner County. Archeologists call these groundstone tools as they are shaped by grinding. The sandstone abraders could be used as pairs, one on each side, to smooth a wood shaft. The excavations revealed a Great Bend aspect (ancestral Wichita) house and associated midden (refuse heap or mound).

Date: 1000-1500 CE

Bookbag Share Print

Abraders from the Nulik Site, 14SR305 - 1Abraders from the Nulik Site, 14SR305 - 2

Abraders from the Nulik Site, 14SR305 - 1

Item Number: 449056
Call Number: 14SR305 Features 1 & 13
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 449056

Copyright © 2007-2019 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.