two wood elements: one long, thin element with one tapered end and geometric element on opposite end carved with facets and lines (mortar or applicator?); other element is a small cylindrical container of wood with footed base, carved with lines and ball on top of foot; bulbous, rough stopper; stopper and long thin element attached together with twisted plant fiber twine

Mortar and pestle with cover for medicine figure, Date Unknown

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Gift of William Siegmannexpand_more  2011.70.46.2a,b

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Title
Mortar and pestle with cover for medicine figure
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Accession Number
2011.70.46.2a,b
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two wood elements: one long, thin element with one tapered end and geometric element on opposite end carved with facets and lines (mortar or applicator?); other element is a small cylindrical container of wood with footed base, carved with lines and ball on top of foot; bulbous, rough stopper; stopper and long thin element attached together with twisted plant fiber twine