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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 1973. 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). This example is made of local Flint Hills chert.

Date: 6000-1 BCE

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Dart Point from Archeological Site 14CS356 - 1

Item Number: 509600
Call Number: 14CS356-336 2 1/4" x 1 5/8"
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 509600

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