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These turquoise beads were recovered from the Havelock site in Cowley County during excavations by Kansas Historical Society archeologists and crew in 1995. Turquoise is not common at Kansas archeological sites and these beads reflect trade with the southwest. The site, with the remains of grass thatched houses and a variety of distinctive stone, ceramic, and bone tools, are part of a set of characteristics that archeologists call the Great Bend aspect, which existed between 1400-1700 CE in central and south-central Kansas. The people that inhabited Great Bend aspect sites are ancestral to the Wichita and affiliated tribes.

Date: 1400-1700 CE

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Turquoise Beads from the Havelock Site, 14CO332 - 1

Item Number: 505813
Call Number: 14CO332-66-1; -174-1 & -274-1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 505813

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