Pestle

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Culture/People
Akimel O'odham (Pima)
Previous owner
Melissa Jones, Akimel O'odham (Pima)
Possible owner
Juan Thomas (Ha'hali/Juan Antone Thomas), Akimel O'odham (Pima), b. ca. 1860
Petra Lewis, Akimel O'odham (Pima)
Collector
Edward H. Davis (Edward Harvey Davis/E. H. Davis), Non-Indian, 1862-1951
Object Name
Pestle
Media/Materials
Stone
Techniques
Pecked
Object Type
Food Gathering and Preparation
Place
Sacaton Flats, Gila River Reservation; Pinal County; Arizona; USA
Collection History
Collected from Melissa Jones (Akimel O'odham) and possibly from Juan Thomas (Akimel O'odham) or Petra Lewis (Akimel O'odham) in 1919 by Edward H. Davis (1862-1951, a rancher and field collector for MAI) during fieldwork sponsored by MAI.
Catalog Number
8/9531
Barcode
089531.000
See related items
Akimel O'odham (Pima)
Food Gathering and Preparation
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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