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Mallet

Object Number:97-564-332
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: New Mexico
Upper Rio Grande River
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Stone
Length: 9.6 cm
Width: 4.3 cm
Thickness: 4.1 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-564-332 - Old Museum Number
20194 - ANSP Number
II 1456 - Gottschall Number

Description

"Grooved stone mallet or warclub head." Reddish stone. Full groove, double, but becoming single at one side due to oblique butt. Polished. Wide, flat sides. End shows use.

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. 2.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: II 1456View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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