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Mortar

Object Number:NA9458
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Stone
Credit Line:Wanamaker Expedition to the Northwest Coast; Louis Shotridge, 1923

Description

Stone mortar with a flat base and rounded sides. Beveled rim with two shallowly indented bands below. Used in preparing a chewed stimulant made from tobacco and clam shell.

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