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This scraper was collected from the Tobias site in Rice County and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 2020. Scrapers such as this would have been hafted on a handle and used to scrape hides. The scraper was made of Alibates Agatized dolomite, a silicified or agatized dolomite from the Canadian River valley in the Texas panhandle. The Tobias site is a Great Bend aspect (ancestral Wichita) village that has dense artifact deposits, house remains, and numerous deep trash-filled storage pits. The site is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Date: 1400-1700 CE

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Alibates Scraper from the Tobias Site, 14RC8 - 1

Item Number: 509220
Call Number: 14RC8 2020.B.77 Reed donation 7/8" x 1 3/8"
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 509220

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