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pestle or digging stick?
  • Tohono O'odham (Papago) peoples
  • pestle or digging stick?, late 1800s–1949
  • Where object was made: near Gila Bend, Arizona, United States
  • wood
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 61 x 4 x 3.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 24 x 1 9/16 x 1 3/8 in
  • Gift of Victor Householder
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6841

The cylindrical piece of wood is tapered at one end. It is a light natural color with large white spots. It has a rough surface.