Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Urarina maker
  • pestle, late 1800s–1996
  • Where object was made: Chambira basin, Loreto, Peru
  • wood, carving
  • Object Length/Diameter: 40 x 6 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 15 3/4 x 2 3/8 in
  • Gift of Bart Dean
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5109

The wooden cylinder has a very wide recessed area near one end that is slightly rounded, to act as a handle. There is a small knob at the end. It is dark brown.