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This thin modified bone was recovered from the El Cuartelejo site in Scott County. The site, unique in Kansas, is the location of a seven room pueblo occupied by refugees from the Taos and Picuris pueblos in New Mexico in addition to Dismal River aspect groups (Apache). El Cuartelejo, also called the Scott County Pueblo, has been excavated and studied by many archeologists since 1898. This artifact, possibly an ornament, was recovered during the 1970 Kansas Archeology Training Program.

Date: 1650-1750

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Item Number: 450204
Call Number: 14SC1-20973
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 450204

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