From: Canada | Quebec (uncertain) | Newfoundland (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 70-9-491
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Naskapi
Provenience Canada | Quebec (uncertain) | Newfoundland (uncertain)
Culture Area Subarctic Culture Area
Section American
Materials Wood

"Bone crusher" type. Wooden, conical, widening near the tip into a disk-shaped handle. Used as everyday pestle as well as for the Makusa.n ritual meal.

Height 14 cm
Outside Diameter 8 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970
Other Number NA1709 - Collector Number

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