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This unusual pipestone bead was recovered from the Blue Earth village site and donated in 1986 to the Kansas Historical Society. Blue Earth village was a Kansa Indian village in Pottawatomie County. Many lodge depressions were still visible on the surface in the 1880s. The soft, fine grain material enabled the carver to shape and smooth the piece and drill a longitudinal hole through the bead.

Date: 1795-1830

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Item Number: 451059
Call Number: 14PO24 1986.M.14
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 451059

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