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These ceramic handles were recovered from excavations during the 1978 Kansas Archeology Training Program field school at the Tobias site in Rice County. Handles were sometimes added to the shoulders of the amphora-shaped vessels these people made. They could make lifting the vessel easier, or may have been used to tie on a cover for the vessel opening. The Tobias site is a Great Bend aspect village that has dense artifact deposits, house remains and numerous deep trash-filled storage pits. The people that inhabited Great Bend aspect sites are ancestral to the Wichita and affiliated tribes. The site is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Date: 1400-1700 CE

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Item Number: 509280
Call Number: 14RC8-6542; -22759; -32535; -32536
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 509280

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