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These scrapers were recovered by Kansas Historical Society archeologist from an archeological site in Cowley County. Scrapers such as these would have been hafted on a handle and used to scrape hides. They would have required periodic resharpening. The are made of local Flint Hills region chert and two were carefully heated before manufacturing to improve the chert's knapping qualities.

Date: 1500-1800 CE

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Item Number: 520264
Call Number: 14CO330-85, -86, -292
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 520264

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