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This Paleoindian projectile point base was collected from an archeological site in Dickenson County and donated in 2005 to the Kansas Historical Society. The point functioned as a spear tip. Other artifacts at the site indicated a Middle to Late Archaic period (6000 - 1 BCE) occupation. However, this broken projectile point base may date to the Early Paleoindian period (11000 - 7000 BCE). Early Paleoindian people are thought to have been highly mobile, small bands that hunted large game, including some now extinct species. Stone tools help reveal how these people lived, traveled, and differed from other groups.

Date: 11000-7000 BCE

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Item Number: 457898
Call Number: 14DN402 2005.A.19 Reed donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 457898

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