Buffalo Bones Collection

Title

Buffalo Bones Collection

Subject

Animal Remains and Tools

Description

Remains of a buffalo found near the Platte River in the 1930s by Merwyn Henderson. One is a tool (hoe or bone scraper, possibly) made from a buffalo shoulder bone, found near Fort Kearney and possibly originally from the Pawnee. The second is two buffalo horns, found near the Platte River.

Source

Don Dingman
Merwyn Henderson
Fort Kearney

Date

1930s
06/20/2015

Contributor

April White
Dr. Thomas Kiffmeyer

Rights

Don Dingman
University of Nebraska at Kearney (Images)

Relation

http://www.warpaths2peacepipes.com/native-indian-weapons-tools/native-american-tools.htm

Format

JPEG
Bone

Coverage

Nebraska
Fort Kearney
Buffalo County, Nebraska
Platte River

Original Format

Bone

Files

IMG_0256.JPG
IMG_0255.JPG
IMG_0268.JPG
IMG_0267.JPG

Collection

Citation

“Buffalo Bones Collection,” History Harvest, accessed April 15, 2024, https://historyharvest.unl.edu/items/show/1056.

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