Virtual Toolkits


KSHS Tools: Site Forms, Legal Statutes, SHPO Guidelines

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Bones

Bone identification modules created for the Making Learning Real Project at the University of Wyoming­Laramie. The following modules require a Quicktime browser plug-in for viewing.

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Federal Archaeological Research Tools

  • National NAGPRA: Useful Information, Publications, Rulings and Training Manuals
  • National Register of Historic Places: National Register Information System, an on-line database that lists properties and some multiple property submissions--a useful preliminary tool for Phase 1 research in Kansas, but don't forget to also check the maps and documentation on file at the KSHS.

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Geophysics

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Historic Archaeology [Section information compiled by Marsha King, April 2005]

BIBLIOGRAPHIES & LINKS
BEADS
BOTTLES
BUTTONS
CERAMICS
MILITARY MISCELLANEOUS

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Prehistoric Archaeology

ARTIFACTS OF KANSAS
PROJECTILE POINTS

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Kansas Library Catalogs

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Lithic Materials Found at Archaeological Sites in Kansas

  • Alibates Agatized Dolomite, Texas Panhandle
  • Basalt, Quaternary Gravel Deposits of the High Plains
  • Dakota Formation Orthoquartzite, High Plains
  • Day Creek Chert, South-Central and Southwestern Kansas, Oklahoma Panhandle
  • Dendritic Jasper, SE Wyoming
  • Edwards and Tecovas Cherts, Texas
  • Knife River Flint, North Dakota
  • Mississippian / Ordovician Cherts, SE Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Oklahoma
  • Obsidian, Idaho, Utah, Wyoming, New Mexico
  • Ogallala Chalcedony, Chert, Silcrete, Orthoquartzite, High Plains
  • Pennsylvanian Cherts, NE Kansas, NW Missouri, SE Nebraska, and SW Iowa
  • Permian Cherts, Flint Hills of Oklahoma, Kansas, and Nebraska
  • Silicified Sediments, High Plains
  • Silicified Woods, Colorado
  • Smoky Hill Silicified Chalk, Cretaceous Chalk deposits in Kansas and Nebraska
  • Trout Creek Jasper, East-Central Colorado
  • White River Group (Flattop Butte) Chalcedony, Eastern Colorado

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Lithic Sourcing References

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Map Sources / Map Tools

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Plants

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Radiocarbon Dating

  • A new program called "CalPal-Online" allows the age calibration of numeric Radiocarbon ages in the range 0 to 50 ka 14C-BP via Web-Browser. It is thought as a quick reference for your daily work. For publications etc. please use the download version of CalPal, available from the CalPal website (http://www.calpal.de).
  • Calib is another radiocarbon calibration program available for use on-line, or as a free download.
  • Radiocarbon is the main international journal of record for research articles and date lists relevant to 14C and other radioisotopes and techniques used in archaeological, geophysical, oceanographic, and related dating. It is published 3 times a year.

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