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These pottery sherds were recovered from the Shrope village site in Cowley County. The pottery likely came from the Red River region in Oklahoma or Texas and are an example of Taylor Engraved bowls dating to 1500 - 1650 CE. They were probably made by the Caddo people who occupied northeast Texas and southeast Oklahoma during this time and are evidence of long-distance trade or travel between different groups of people. The Shrope site, a large Great Bend aspect village, was excavated by Kansas Historical Society archeologists and crew in 1995. Forty-one archeological features, such as storage pits, hearths, and post molds, were uncovered at the site. The people that lived here are ancestral to the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes.

Date: 1500-1650 CE

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Item Number: 507172
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 507172

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