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This bone awl, refit from three pieces, was excavated from a Great Bend aspect (ancestral Wichita) village in Cowley County during Phase IV archeological investigations in 1995. Awls such as this one are usually made from deer bone. They were used to make holes in soft material, like hides, and possibly in basket and pottery manufacturing. The site had been much impacted by a water line, golf greens, roads, and highways. Excavations had been occurring at the site since 1916.

Date: 1400-1725 CE

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Bone Awl from the Country Club Site, 14CO3 - 1

Item Number: 455270
Call Number: 14CO3-209-2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 455270

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