Green Maul with Round Flat Lower End
Arts of the Americas
Prehistoric Period (possibly)
6 3/4 × 4 × 4 in. (17.1 × 10.2 × 10.2 cm) (show scale)
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Museum Expedition 1911, Museum Collection Fund
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Coast Salish, Chilliwack (Native American). Green Maul with Round Flat Lower End. Stone, 6 3/4 × 4 × 4 in. (17.1 × 10.2 × 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1911, Museum Collection Fund, 11.694.9214. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 11.694.9214.jpg)
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Green stone maul or hammer. Such simple mauls are a very ancient artifact type on the Northwest Coast, and this one could be prehistoric. Though quite elegant they are perfectly carved to fit comfortably in the hand for heavy pounding.
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