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Pestle

Object Number:31-29-3
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: United States of America
Alaska
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Stone
Length: 29.2 cm
Outside Diameter:10.2 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1931
Other Number:1-31 - Other Number

Description

Cylindrical, stone pestle with a tapered shaft. One end is a flat and circular base that extends out from the shaft. The other end has two broad, raised bands and terminates in a rounded point. Partially covered with a white encrustation. Chipped and ground to shape. Used for general grinding and crushing.

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