Sandstone Mortar and Pestle
mortar/pestle sandstone
Middle Period
3,200-800

Before Present
Mortar and pestle made from sandstone were used for grinding and processing acorns or seeds.

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This Tishle' blade is the only surviving example of a Chumash tomol paddle. The paddle was collected during Vancouver's visit to the Santa Barbara area in 1793 and presently resides in the British Museum collection.

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