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This large horseshoe was recovered from a farmstead in Chase County and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 2005. A horseshoe is used to support a horse's hoof. This shoe has a groove called a fuller groove that allows nails to be driven into the hoof to attached the shoe. The nail present on this horse shoe is much too big to be driven into a horse's hoof and was likely used to place the shoe above an entryway to signify good luck.

Date: 1 CE-1900

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Item Number: 506230
Call Number: 14CS703-3-200K Hickey donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 506230

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