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These eight scrapers were recovered from excavations in 1966 at the Lewis site in Pawnee County by Kansas Historical Society archeologists. The scrapers are all made of Alibates agatized dolomite from the Canadian River valley in the Texas panhandle. This suggests either trade with people further south or travel to the Texas panhandle. The scrapers would have likely been hafted on a handle and used to scrape hides. The tools would have required periodic resharpening. The Lewis site has Pratt Complex (Middle Ceramic period), Smoky Hill aspect (Middle Ceramic period), and Great Bend aspect (Late Ceramic period) occupations.

Date: 1000-1700 CE

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Item Number: 473242
Call Number: 14PA307
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 473242

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