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The use for this highly polished bone tool is uncertain, but one end is worn as though it were used as an awl. Awls were used as a perforating tool in soft materials, like hides, and possibly in basket and pottery manufacture. The bone tool was collected from a site in Wyandotte County with multiple occupations from the Middle Ceramic to Historic periods. It was donated in 2002 to the Kansas Historical Society.

Date: 1000 C.E. - 1850

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Item Number: 449249
Call Number: 14WY319 2002.D.5
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 449249

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