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These four arrow points were recovered from excavations during the 2019 Kansas Archeology Training Program field school at the Tobias site in Rice County. All of the arrow points are side-notched, which aids in the hafting of the arrow points to the arrow shafts. Three of the arrow points were made of Smoky Hill silicified chalk, which outcrops in western Kansas and Nebraska. The fourth arrow point is made of Permian chert from the Flint Hills region. 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: 1400-1600 CE

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Side-Notched Arrow Points from the Tobias Site, 14RC8 - 1

Item Number: 472573
Call Number: 14RC8
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 472573

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