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Cobble Tool, Alternate View
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Cultural Period: Ancestral Puebloan, Atsinna Pueblo (A.D. 1275 – mid-1300s)
Description: Cobble tool described in the artifact catalog as a “paint grinder” with red paint on one surface. The artifact was also used as hammerstone, as evidenced by the battering on the end.
Dimensions: L 8.8, W 7.3, T 5.5 CM.
Provenience: LA 99 (Atsinna Pueblo), ROOM 18, FILL.
Collection: National Park Service, El Morro.