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Mortar and Pestle - Woodside, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 37° 24.632 W 122° 15.714
10S E 565318 N 4140670
Quick Description: A mortar and pestle at the Carriage Room Museum at Wunderlich County Park.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 7/19/2018 7:36:03 PM
Waymark Code: WMYT20
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fisnjack
Views: 1

Long Description:
From the plaque: "The Ohlone Indians were the first human inhabitants of this area. The preparation of dood was key social and religious aspect of their daily lives. Acorns were one of the most important foods in their diet. The Indian women used a stone morater and pestle to grind up acorns. The mortar, a stone bowl, held the acorns. The pestle, a stick shaped rock was used to hit the acorns until they were ground into a fine powder. The poweder was used to male bread, soup and mush."
Type: Bedrock Mortar

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