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Pestle

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Object Number:53-54-196
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: United States of America
Alaska
Knight Island
Yakutat Bay
Old Town
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Locus: Mound B
Section:American
Materials:Sandstone
Length: 10.8 cm
Width: 5.9 cm
Thickness: 4.1 cm
Credit Line:University Museum / Bryn Mawr College Expedition to Alaska; Frederica de Laguna, 1953
Other Number:266 - Field No SF

Description

Gray sandstone. Oval section, rough flat butt. Carved mostly on one side as grinning snake (?) with wide shallow grooves for mouth, around raised eyes and across head.

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