Mortar and pestle for pounding grain

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A handcarved mortar (.1) and pestle (.2) used to pound grain, possibly rice. Mortar is made of a single piece of wood, possibly cypress. Mortar is tall and round with a carved out bowl at top. Pestle is also made of a single piece of wood. Pestle has handle at center with rounded heads at either side of handle. Date: 1940s. Record ID: nmaahc_2014.312.19.1-.2.

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