Pestle

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Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Previous owner
Etta Hill (Ettie Hill), Eastern Band of Cherokee
Collector
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Pestle
Media/Materials
Wood
Techniques
Carved
Dimensions
147 x 13 - 14 cm
Object Type
Food Gathering and Preparation
Native Term
a'c sto sti'n
Place
Swain County and Jackson County; North Carolina; USA
Collection History
Collected from Etta Hill (Eastern Band of Cherokee) in 1908 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
1/9267
Barcode
019267.000
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Food Gathering and Preparation
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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