Mortar

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Culture/People
Coushatta (Koasati)
Previous owner
Winnie Tempe Francois, Coushatta (Koasati), ca. 1810-1912
Collector
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Mortar
Media/Materials
Wood
Techniques
Carved
Dimensions
28 x 28 x 49 cm
Object Type
Food Gathering and Preparation
Native Term
ke'c tco
Place
Near Elton; Elton; Jefferson Davis Parish; Louisiana; USA
Collection History
Collected from Winnie Tempe Francois (Coushatta, ca. 1810-1912) in 1908 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
1/8577
Barcode
018577.000
See related items
Coushatta (Koasati)
Food Gathering and Preparation
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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