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Pestle

Object Number:97-564-107
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Mexico
Zuni River
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Stone
Length: 16.9 cm
Width: 5.6 cm
Thickness: 4.1 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-564-107 - Old Museum Number
20235 - ANSP Number
I 373 - Gottschall Number

Description

Bluish igneous rock. One end pointed. Opposite end broken off. Label on specimen says "From ancient Pueblo, N. Mex." Flatter face has been smoothed and was probably used as mano after breakage.

Bibliography:

[Book] Gottschall, Amos H. 1909. Priced and Descriptive Catalogue of the Utensils, Implements, Weapons, Ornaments, Etc., of the Indians, Mound Builders, Cliff Dwellers: Typical Collections No. 1.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: I 373View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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