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Whetstone

Object Number:29-10-93
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Algonkin
Provenience: Canada
Quebec
Maniwaki
Culture Area: Northeast Culture Area
Locus: Reservation 6 miles south of Maniwaki
Section:American
Materials:Stone
Length: 9.21 cm
Width: 4.76 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Frederick Johnson (#1-93) / Gift of Frank Speck (#94-99), 1929

Description

Stone celt found in the vicinity of Maniwaki, Province of Quebec. It was being used as a whetstone by its former owner, who knew that it was a specimen of ancient stone working. Rudely shaped and broken.

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