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These bone awls were excavated during the 2019 Kansas Archeology Training Program field school at the Tobias site in Rice County. Awls are usually made from deer bone and used as a perforating tool in soft material, like hides, and possibly in basket and pottery manufacturing. The Tobias site is a Great Bend aspect (ancestral Wichita) village that had dense artifact deposits, house remains, and numerous deep trash-filled storage pits. The site is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Date: 1400-1700 CE

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Bone Awls from the Tobias Site, 14RC8 - 1

Item Number: 472474
Call Number: 14RC8
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 472474

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