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This biface was recovered from the Thompson Gardens site in Cowley County. A biface could have been used as a cutting tool or, with more work, turned into specific tools. It is made of local Florence chert from the Flint Hills region. It weighs over 2.5 pounds and is 10.25" long and 4.25" wide. The site was a large Great Bend aspect (ancestral Wichita) village. Kansas Historical Society archeologists and crew excavated there during a salvage archeological investigation in 1995.

Date: 1400-1725 CE

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Large Biface from the Thompson Gardens Site, 14CO1509 - 1

Item Number: 474417
Call Number: 14CO1509-60-1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 474417

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