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Insitu grinding stone and jar, mound 6, Ngre Kataa, 2008


Description:
View from above of an insitu grinding stone (GS 08-03) and a pottery jar (NK 08-176) at the base of excavation level 3 in an area (mound 6) that archaeologists interpret as a metallurgical workshop. The grinding stone has a concave upper surface, partly obscured by unexcavated soil. Roots and rootlets are visible on the right side of the photo. Photo stick marked in 5 cm increments. Arrow pointing north. Site Ngre Kataa. 1 July 2008.
Rights:
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial
Publisher:
University of Victoria Libraries
Relation:
https://exhibits.library.uvic.ca/spotlight/iaff/catalog/17-19128
Provenance:
Ngre Kataa, Mound 6, Unit 44N 4W, Level 3
Date:
2008-07-01
Location(s) Facet:
Ngre Kataa
Subjects:
Grinding stone; Jar
Subjects Facet:
Excavations (Archaeology); Archaeology; Metalworking; Pottery
Creator:
Dr. Ann B. Stahl
Date searchable:
2008
Date searchable:
2008-07-01
Archaeological Phase:
Ngre phase (late)
Genre Facet:
Digital image
Format:
Image
Location(s):
Ngre Kataa;8.11277778, -2.30611111
Geographic Coordinates:
8.11277778, -2.30611111