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These arrow points were recovered from an archeological site in Morris County and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 2020. The side-notched arrow point on the left is made of Smoky Hill silicified chalk, which outcrops in western Kansas and Nebraska. The corner-notched arrow point on the right is made of local Flint Hills chert that was heated prior to its completion to make it easier to knap. The notches aided in hafting the points to the arrow shafts. The site had multiple occupations from the Archaic period (8000 to 2000 years ago) to the late 1800s and may have been one of three large Kansa sites along the Neosho River occupied during the mid-19th century.

Date: 1847-1874

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Arrow Points from the 102 Steel Point Site, 14MO414 - 1

Item Number: 508022
Call Number: 14MO414 2020.D.887 & 2020.D.888 Thomas donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 508022

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