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This drill was recovered from the Majors site in Rice County and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1982. Drills were used to bore holes in materials softer than the drill itself, such as hides, shell, wood, or soft stone. It is made of Smoky Hill silicified chalk, a type of chert that outcrops in western Kansas and north into Nebraska. The Majors site was a Great Bend aspect, Little River focus village. The people that inhabited Great Bend aspect sites are ancestral to the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes.

Date: 1500-1700 CE

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Drill from the Majors Site, 14RC2 - 1

Item Number: 510554
Call Number: 14RC2 1982.H.1786 Parrish donation 1 3/8" x 1 3/16"
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 510554

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