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Mortar and pestle

Culture/People
Sahnish (Arikara)
Previous owner
Mrs. Sitting Bear, Sahnish (Arikara)
Collector
Melvin R. Gilmore (Melvin Randolph Gilmore), Non-Indian, 1868-1940
Date created
1700-1800
Object Type
Tools and Equipment (General)
Object Name
Mortar and pestle
Media/Materials
Stone
Techniques
Grooved
Catalog Number
12/2971
Barcode
122971.000
Collection History
Collected from Mrs. Sitting Bear (Sahnish) by Melvin R. Gilmore (1868-1940, MAI staff member) in 1923 during fieldwork sponsored by MAI.
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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Place
Fort Berthold Reservation; Dunn County, McLean County, McKenzie County, Mountrail County, Mercer County; North Dakota; USA