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These bone beads were recovered from the Tobias site in Rice County and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 2020. The beads were made from sections of bird or small to medium sized mammals. They were scored, then cut or snapped, and finally had their edges smoothed, to form the tubular beads. The Tobias site is a Great Bend aspect village that had dense artifact deposits, house remains and numerous deep trash-filled storage pits. The people that inhabited Great Bend aspect sites are ancestral to the Wichita and affiliated tribes. The site is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Date: 1400-1700 CE

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Bone Beads from the Tobias Site, 14RC8 - 1

Item Number: 506189
Call Number: 14RC8 2020.B Reed donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 506189

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