|'Iipay Aa Name||hapiichaa|
A whole hand-held grinding stone, also known as a mano in Southern California archaeology. This bifacial stone was used with one hand for grinding and was shouldered but not shaped in construction. It is circular in shape and is brown and weak red in color. This stone is fire affected. The material is sandstone with quartz. It is fine to medium grained and angular.
This grinding or milling stone's ventral side is smooth with a weak red color (staining?). Its dorsal side is smooth . Striations appearing on the surface suggest that this mano was used in an undulating or back and forth movement
Length - 3.757", Width - 3.483", Depth/Thickness - 1.846", Weight - 1.422 lbs.
|Provenance||Found within the local San Diego County region, collected 1910-1950.|
|Date||Late Prehistoric (1300-800 YA)LP|
|Culture||Kumeyaay / Diegueño|
|Place of Origin||San Diego County|