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These scrapers were collected from an archeological site near the Smoky Hill River in Wallace County and donated in 2018 to the Kansas Historical Society. Scrapers such as these would have been hafted on a handle and used to scrape hides. They would have required periodic resharpening. All five scrapers were made of Alibates flint, a silicified or agatized dolomite from the Canadian River valley in the Texas panhandle.

Date: 1000-1500 CE

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Item Number: 456809
Call Number: 14WC408 2018.I
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 456809

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