Pestle

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Culture/People
possibly Multiple archaeological cultures (attributed), including Late Archaic and Woodland Traditions
Previous owner
William H.H. Coggeshall (William Henry Harrison Coggeshall), Non-Indian, 1840-1915
Chandler Hall Coggeshall, Non-Indian, 1843-1926
George Byron Coggeshall, Non-Indian, 1847-1925
Donor
Chandler Hall Coggeshall, Non-Indian, 1843-1926
George Byron Coggeshall, Non-Indian, 1847-1925
Object Name
Pestle
Media/Materials
Stone
Techniques
Ground
Object Type
Food Gathering and Preparation
Place
Bristol; Bristol County; Rhode Island; USA
Date created
2600 BC–AD 150 (Late Archaic to Middle Woodland period)
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of William Henry Harrison Coggeshall (1840-1915, of Bristol, Rhode Island); inherited by his brothers, Chandler Hall Coggeshall (1843-1926) and George Byron Coggeshall (1847-1925); donated to MAI by Chandler and George Coggeshall in 1918.
Catalog Number
8/4917
Barcode
084917.001
See related items
Multiple archaeological cultures
Food Gathering and Preparation
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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