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These marine shell beads were recovered during excavations at Fool Chief's Village, a Kansa village in Shawnee County. Fool Chief's Village was the site of the 2012 Kansas Archeology Training Program field school, though excavations continued into 2013. These tubular beads are called wampum and are made from an Atlantic clam shell and then traded into the area.

Date: 1830-1844

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Item Number: 505867
Call Number: 14SH305
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 505867

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