Food grater

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Culture/People
probably Ostionoid Tradition (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Previous owner
Edward Hall, Non-Indian, 1852-1914
Donor
Edward Hall, Non-Indian, 1852-1914
Object Name
Food grater
Media/Materials
Scoria
Techniques
Pecked, carved, ground
Object Type
Food Gathering and Preparation
Place
Near Puerto Plata; Puerto Plata; Puerto Plata Province; Dominican Republic
Archipelago
Greater Antilles
Island Name
Hispaniola
Geographical Areas
Caribbean Islands (West Indies)
Date created
AD 600-1500
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Edward Hall (1852-1914, manager of the Central Dominican Railroad from 1892 to 1910); donated to MAI by Edward Hall's estate in 1940.
Catalog Number
20/2236
Barcode
202236.000
See related items
Ostionoid Tradition (archaeological culture)
Food Gathering and Preparation
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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