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Subjects pestle
tools
stone tools
Native Americans
Indians
Catalog Number 2000.100.605
Object Name Pestle
Description A pestle made of sedementary rock made and used by Native Americans. There is a piece of paper attached which reads (faintly) "Indian Pestle? found in Fitchburg, given by Mrs. Lydia Hawes Wood" The blunt end has been broken off. This tool was used for grinding.This could be up to 14,000 years old.
Material Stone
Dimensions W-2 L-7 inches
Collection Tools
People Wood, Mrs. Lydia Hawes
Lexicon category 4: T&E For Materials
Lexicon sub-category Food Processing T&E
Donor Unknown/Varied Sources
Catalog date 2008-04-02