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This grinding slab was recovered from Doniphan County and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1981. A grinding slab or metate is the lowermost millstone for grinding foods or pigments by hand. Traces of a red pigment remain on one side of this example. 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: 508593
Call Number: 14DP1 1981.B.309
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 508593

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