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Anvil

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Object Number:97-564-357
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: United States of America
Missouri
Cape Girardeau County
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Stone
Length: 12.3
Width: 10.2
Thickness: 6
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-564-357 - Old Museum Number
19881 - ANSP Number
II 1484 - Gottschall Number

Description

Oval. Circular depression, or pit, in center of both faces. Edges show use as hammerstone stone and faces as anvil.

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 1484View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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