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The back portion of the skull shown here was attached to the uppermost vertebrae, the atlas or C1, of a bison. The skull fragment shows evidence of burning and polish, which may be pot polish or a sealant used to help preserve bone. The skull fragment was excavated from a Great Bend aspect (ancestral Wichita) village in Cowley County during Phase IV archeological investigations in 1995. 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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Bison Skull Fragment from the Country Club Site, 14CO3 - 1

Item Number: 455701
Call Number: 14CO3-356-529
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 455701

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