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This digging stick tip was recovered from the Radio Lane archeological site in Cowley County. This digging stick tip, made from a bison leg bone, was used to dig holes and plants seeds. The tool has a beveled bottom for working in the soil and would have had a handle socketed at the top. The Radio Lane site was a large Great Bend aspect (ancestral Wichita) village. Kansas Historical Society archeologists and crew excavated there during a salvage project in 1995.

Date: 1400-1725 CE

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Item Number: 474312
Call Number: 14CO385-386-1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 474312

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