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These four scrapers were excavated during the 2019 Kansas Archeology Training Program field school at the Tobias site in Rice County. Scrapers, such as these, would have been hafted on a handle and used to scrape hides. They are made of Alibates chert, a silicified or agatized dolomite from the Canadian River in the Texas panhandle. 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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Item Number: 472506
Call Number: 14RC8
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 472506

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