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Grinding Stone

Object Number:NA9335
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ancestral Pueblo
Provenience: New Mexico
Rio Grande Region
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Stone
Diorite (uncertain)
Dacite (uncertain)
Length: 14 cm
Width: 11 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Otto T. Mallery, 1921

Description

Circular stone. Both surfaces are smooth. Two portions have been broken away. May be used to grind grains. Similar to NA9336. Made from intermediate igneous stone, perhaps diorite or dacite.

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