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These three abraders were excavated in 1935 from the Lamar site in Ottawa County and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1971. The Smoky Hill phase occupation site had a single, almost square, house and four cache pits. 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.

Date: 1000-1400 CE

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Abraders from the Lamar Site, 14OT304 - 1

Item Number: 450904
Call Number: 14OT304 71.138 Whiteford donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 450904

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