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These three chain mail fragments were recovered during excavations at the Thompson site in Rice County during the 1986 Kansas Archeology Training Program field school. The chain mail consists of several individual rings, series of several rings linked together, and small masses of rings rusted together. The chain mail was brought to Kansas by Spanish explorers in the sixteenth-century. The site, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, was a Great Bend aspect (ancestral Wichita) village occupied during the Late Ceramic Period.

Date: 1541-1720 CE

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Chain Mail from the Thompson Site, 14RC9 - 1

Item Number: 449009
Call Number: 14RC9
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 449009

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