Postclassic period (?)
Object Place: México
3.81 x 6.35 cm (1 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Round stone used to pound amate tree bark into paper, with typical incised parallel grooves on the pounding face and a large groove carved around the side of the stone for attachment to a wooden handle.
Margret Craver Withers collection (acquired in Mexico and Guatemala) by 1972; to MFA, November 1993, gift of Margret Craver Withers.
Gift of Margret Craver Withers