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This digging stick tip was recovered from the Minneapolis archeological site in Ottawa County during excavation in 1973 by Kansas Historical Society archeologists and volunteers. It was made from a bison leg bone and was used to dig holes and plants seeds. The tool has a beveled bottom for working in the soil and was attached to a handle at the top. The Minneapolis site was a Smoky Hill aspect village occupied during the Middle Ceramic time period.

Date: 1232-1409 CE

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Item Number: 509207
Call Number: 14OT5-10828 6.5" x 2.25" x 1 7/8"
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 509207

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