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This grinding slab was recovered from the Fanning site in Doniphan County and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1981. Grinding slabs like this one are the lowermost millstone for grinding foods or pigments by hand. This one has been used on both sides. The Fanning site was a Late Ceramic to early Contact Period village occupied by the Kansa.

Date: 1500-1700 CE

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Grinding Slab from the Fanning Site, 14DP1 - 1

Item Number: 508549
Call Number: 14DP1 1981.B.311 Fenn Ward donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 508549

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