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Handled mortar

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Handled mortar. (Swope collection.) Length 10¾″

Lateral and top views of one of the characteristic forms of small stone mortars with a handled projection on one side is shown in figure. This specimen is in the Swope collection in the Deming High School. In the same collection there are also two beautiful tubular pipes, or cloud-blowers, from the same spring.

Author
Archeology of the lower Mimbres valley, New Mexico
By Jesse Walter Fewkes
Published in 1914
Available from gutenberg.org
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670*546
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