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This Great Bend aspect jar was recovered from the Paint Creek site in McPherson County, and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1961. The donor reconstructed the vessel, filling in the missing pieces with colored plaster. The jar has two loop handles and a somewhat constricted orifice and is probably an example of Geneseo Red Filmed ware. Great Bend aspect villages, often called ancestral Wichita villages, were occupied during the Late Ceramic period.

Date: 1500-1800 CE

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Item Number: 442504
Call Number: 14MP1 61.34.1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 442504

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