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This ceramic artifact fragment, function unknown, was recovered from the Tobias site in Rice County and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 2020. The artifact was once somewhat rounded and may have once been wrapped around a handle. A series of fingernail impressions are on the exterior. 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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Item Number: 506191
Call Number: 14RC8 2020.B.106 Reed donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 506191

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