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Metate

Object Number:29-44-705
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Basketmaker
Provenience: Southwest Colorado
Southeastern Utah
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Vesicular Basalt
Height: 9 cm
Length: 23.5 cm
Width: 21 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Charles D. Hazzard; subscription of Phebe A. Hearst, 1896

Description

Square metate carved from a porous, gray stone. Shallow depression in the grinding surface with a slight ridge around it along three sides.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Living in Balance: The Universe of the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo, and Apache (20 May 1995 - 2013) View Objects in Exhibition

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