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This arrow point was recovered from an archeological site in Cowley County. Archeologists often refer to side notched arrow points as Washita points. The notches aided in hafting the arrow point to the arrow shaft. This one is made of local Flint Hills region chert carefully heated before manufacturing to improve the chert's knapping qualities. The site was a small Great Bend aspect, Lower Walnut focus camp site. The people that inhabited Great Bend aspect sites are ancestral to the Wichita and Affiliated Tribes.

Date: 1500-1800 CE

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Item Number: 510455
Call Number: 14CO363-87-3 3/4" x 7/16"
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 510455

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