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This pipestone fragment was recovered from the Leary site, an Oneota village, and was donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1925. The plaque depicts the teeth of a water monster, numerous incised lines, and a teepee added shortly before it was donated. Oneota is the name of an archeological culture representing people who lived in villages across the Midwest and into the Plains region of Kansas. The Leary site straddles the state line between Kansas and Nebraska, with a large portion on the Richardson County, Nebraska side and a smaller portion on the Brown County, Kansas side. The Leary village was occupied primarily during the Late Prehistoric period, with radiocarbon dates indicating a date range of 1194 to 1477 CE.

Date: 1194-1477 CE

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Item Number: 508847
Call Number: 25.42.352 Brower donation 4 5/8" x 4 1/4"
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 508847

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