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This expanding stemmed dart point was recovered from an Archaic period archeological site in Chase County by a Kansas Historical Society archeologist in 1982. The archeologists thought that the slight projection above the stem (shown on the left of the first view) may be evidence of resharpening of the point. Darts consist of three parts, the point, which would be mounted to the dart foreshaft, which would in turn be connected to the dart shaft. The assembled dart would then be thrown with an atlatl (spearthrower).

Date: 8000 BCE-1 CE

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Dart Point from Archeological Site 14CS399 - 1

Item Number: 509526
Call Number: 14CS399-1 2 3/8" x 1 1/8"
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 509526

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