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This modified flake of obsidian was recovered from a Clay County Middle Ceramic period village with at least two house. There is no natural source of obsidian in Clay County, so it was likely traded from a volcanic source such as the Yellowstone region of Wyoming or Taos, New Mexico. Archeologists are interested in what the artifacts, even the smallest of artifacts, can tell about how people used resources, moved across their landscapes and interacted with other groups.

Date: 1000-1500 CE

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Modified Obisidian Flake from the Woods Site, 14CY30 - 1

Item Number: 472227
Call Number: 14CY30-443
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 472227

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