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This corner notched arrow point was recovered during excavations at Constitution Hall in Lecompton. The material for the arrow point has been heated during an early stage of its manufacture to improve the chert's knapping qualities. Archeologists consider corner notched points to be the earliest form of arrow points that are found in the Great Plains. The notches aided in hafting the arrow point to the arrow shaft and pre-dates the construction of Constitution Hall in 1855. Constitution Hall is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and is a National Historical Landmark for its role in the 1857 Lecompton Constitution. The hall was constructed in 1855 and functioned in a variety of different roles.

Date: 1-1000 CE

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Item Number: 507300
Call Number: 14DO321-10893
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 507300

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