Coast Salish, Chilliwack (Native American). <em>Green Maul with Round Flat Lower End</em>. 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)

Green Maul with Round Flat Lower End

Artist:Coast Salish, Chilliwack

Medium: Stone

Dimensions: 6 3/4 × 4 × 4 in. (17.1 × 10.2 × 10.2 cm)


Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H22, 7E


Accession Number: 11.694.9214

Image: 11.694.9214.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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