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This groundstone tool was shaped by grinding away unwanted material. It may have been used to grind food or pigment. However, the artifact is nearly too large to be a mano, the upper hand-held millstone for grinding food or pigment. So, too, is it questionable as the lower millstone used for grinding, called a metate, because of its small size.

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Groundstone Artifact from Riley County - 1

Item Number: 442104
Call Number: 14RY-0
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 442104

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