Metate/Flat mortar and mano/grinding stone

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Culture/People
Hopi Pueblo
Previous owner
Max Hess, Jr., Non-Indian, 1911-1968
Donor
Max Hess, Jr., Non-Indian, 1911-1968
Object Name
Metate/Flat mortar and mano/grinding stone
Media/Materials
Stone
Techniques
Carved
Object Type
Food Gathering and Preparation
Place
Arizona; USA
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Max Hess, Jr. (1911-1968, head of the Hess Department store chain); donated to MAI by Max Hess in 1965.
Catalog Number
23/6263
Barcode
236263.000
See related items
Hopi Pueblo
Food Gathering and Preparation
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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