Mortar and Pestle with Cooking Bowl

Image

Mortar and Pestle with Cooking Bowl

Title

Mortar and Pestle with Cooking Bowl

Identifier

Accession No.: 1913-1.163
Accession No.: 2003-59.1
Accession No.: 1997-59.20

Description

A gray, coarse-grained steatite bowl; globular shape with rounded bottom; exterior is blackened from fire.

Stone mortar and pestle; rounded on one end; found and taken from Somis. Donated to the Museum.

Metate; round shape with surface depression for grinding; found and taken from CaƱada Larga area. Donated to the Museum.

Creator

Chumash

Date

No date

Subject

Chumash Indians--Material culture

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)
Ventura (Calif.)
Somis (Calif.)

Publisher

Museum of Ventura County

Rights

Museum of Ventura County. All rights reserved.

Type

Physical Object

Collection

Citation

Chumash, “Mortar and Pestle with Cooking Bowl,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed November 29, 2021, https://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/4522.