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Wooden Paddle

MOCA_070813_031.jpg Grant Negative 42aThumbnailsPottery Anvil or Stopper

Description: A sturdy flat wooden paddle with a narrow handle. This artifact would have been used to smooth and thin the walls of pottery vessels made by the paddle-and-anvil method.

Dimensions: 11.5 inches (29.2 cm) long.

Collection: On display at the Montezuma Castle National Monument Visitor Center (Catalog No. MOCA 442).

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Ryan Belnap/Monica Saaty, Bilby Research Center, Northern Arizona University
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