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This hematite celt was collected from the Curry village site in Greenwood County and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1984. The artifact presents something of a conundrum: it has a celt-like edge and the general shape of a celt, but is too small to be useful as a woodworking tool. The artifact was manufactured by grinding or pecking into its general shape followed by polishing. The Curry site in Greenwood County was a multicomponent (multiple occupations) site occupied periodically during the Archaic, Early Ceramic and Middle Ceramic Periods.

Date: 1200-1400 CE

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Item Number: 512745
Call Number: 14GR301 1984.C.38 Curry donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 512745

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