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Pestle

Object Number:NA9461
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Stone
Length: 19.5 cm
Width: 8 cm
Credit Line:Wanamaker Expedition to the Northwest Coast; Louis Shotridge, 1923

Description

Cylindrical, stone pestle with a tapered shaft. One end is a flat and circular base that extends out from the shaft. The other end is flanged and terminates in a broken point. Chipped and ground to shape. Used for general grinding and crushing.

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