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This projectile point is a spear tip. It has a long flake scar called a flute on both sides of its base that suggests it is from the Early Paleoindian period. It was collected in Kansas and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1925. Not all artifacts fit into neat categories, but the fluted base, shape, size, and manufacturing qualities indicate it is very old. People that lived during the Paleoindian period were mostly highly mobile and living in small bands that hunted large game.

Date: 11000-12000 BCE

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Item Number: 520776
Call Number: 25.42.1 Brower donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 520776

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