This object is On Display
|Object Title||Witmer Disc|
Native American Voices|
Currently On Display
|Provenience:||United States of America|
Lancaster County (Pennsylvania)
|Culture Area:||Northeast Culture Area|
|Thickness:||5 Measurement Unit Not Provided|
|Outside Diameter:||10.5 Measurement Unit Not Provided|
|Credit Line:||Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997|
|Other Number:||L-563-277 - Old Museum Number|
4607 - ANSP Number
907 - Collector Number
Round black stone.
"Probably used in ceremonial" (H. Newell Wardle)
"A Susquehannock muller for crushing maize into meal. Very refined ones like this are found in women's graves." (John Witthoft)
This example was not recovered from a grave, however.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014)||View Objects in Exhibition|
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