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    • Stone celt

    • Stone celt

    • Axes; Rocks

    • The stone celt axe was an important tool in ancient America, used to chop or cut wood. Celts are made of various kinds of stone and can vary considerably in shape.
    • Metate

    • Metate

    • Home food processing; Rocks

    • This black stone grinding tool is shaped with tripod legs and a flared bowl at its concave center. Metates were used for processing grain and seeds during food preparation.
    • Metate

    • Metate

    • Home food processing; Rocks

    • This black stone grinding tool is shaped with tripod legs and a flared bowl at its concave center. Metates were used for processing grain and seeds during food preparation.
    • Metate

    • Metate

    • Home food processing; Rocks

    • This grinding stone, a brown oblong rock, has a darker central depression. A metate, or mealing stone, is a mortar used to process grain and seeds during food preparation.
    • Boat stone

    • Boat stone

    • Rocks

    • A smooth, oval, light brown boat stone has a hollowed center and black markings on back. The term boat stone, commonly used to identify this type of artifact, comes from the general boat shape of the stone. The boat stone served as a weight or...
    • Mano

    • Mano

    • Rocks; Grinding

    • This round hand stone has two flat sides with small concave depressions on each. The mano was used in conjunction with a metate, or grinding stone, to crush grain or seeds.
    • Mano

    • Mano

    • Rocks; Grinding

    • This round hand stone, or mano, has a smooth surface. It was used in conjunction with a metate, or grinding stone, to crush grain or seeds.
    • Metate

    • Metate

    • Rocks; Home food processing

    • This grinding stone, a reddish triangular rock, has a small central depression. A metate, or mealing stone, is a mortar used to process grain and seeds during food preparation.

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