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snuff mortar
  • Tlingit peoples
  • snuff mortar, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: Queen Charlotte Island, British Columbia, Canada
  • wood, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 7.5 x 12.5 x 12 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 2 15/16 x 4 7/8 x 4 3/4 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6154
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Description

The small bowl-like mortar has a flat bottom, slightly curved sides, and a slight rim. It is brown.