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Shown are chain mail links excavated at the 2019 Kansas Archeology Training Program field school at the Tobias site in Rice County. The chain mail, a series of small metal rings linked together, was brought to the plains by Spanish explorers in the sixteenth century. 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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Chain Mail from the Tobias Site, 14RC8 - 1

Item Number: 472542
Call Number: 14RC8-1001-1 & 14RC8-1500-4
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 472542

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