|'Iipay Aa Name||'ewii cha'ttuuch|
A whole hand-held hammerstone, in Southern California archaeology. It may also be called a hammerstone-abrader. This multifacial stone is held in one hand. It is circular in shape and granitic.
This stone has battering on two or more perimeter ends. The stone is an unshaped cobble. There are also areas of pecking and abrasion on both sides by usewear that make it appear to also function as an abrader or small grinding stone. The ventral end is flattened, polished, pecked and shouldered from grinding.
Length - 2.125", Width - 1.850", Height - 1.377", Weight - .321 lbs.
|Provenance||This artifact was found within the local San Diego County region, 1910-1950.|
|Date||Late Prehistoric (1300-800 YA)|
|Culture||Kumeyaay / Diegueño|
|Place of Origin||San Diego County|
|Caption||Mano, granitic: dorsal view, side A (battering perimeter edges).|