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This ceramic disk was made from a broken pottery sherd that was ground into a circular gaming piece. The piece may have then been used in games of chance such as the bowl and dice game played by the Kansa and other Siouan tribes. It was recovered from the Fanning site in Doniphan County and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1981. The Fanning site was a Late Ceramic to early Contact Period village occupied by the Kansa.

Date: 1500-1700 CE

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Gaming Piece from the Fanning Site, 14DP1 - 1

Item Number: 508582
Call Number: 14DP1 1981.B.274
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 508582

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