Archaic Mano and Matate

Archaic Mano and Matate

Time Frame: Approximately 10,000 to 3,000 Years Ago

Nuts and seeds were ground by Archaic peoples using a mano (upper stone) and metate (lower stone).
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Illustrated by Mary Slattery, Will Thomson, and David Crawford
Office of the State Archeologist
Adapted from Office Of The State Archaeologist, Educational Series 2 - Archaic Period

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