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unknown Peruvian
Primary



Oval



Stone

2 3/8 x 1 11/16 x 1 3/4 in. (6 x 4.3 x 4.4 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2004.20.68
Other Number(s): 23328 (The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Number)
Geography: South America, Peru
Classification: Unclassifiable Artifacts; Artifact Remnants; Stone, Worked
Collection: William S. Vaux Collection of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia

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  • oval - Having a form or outline that is bounded by a smooth curve having no concave parts, longer along one axis and rounded at each end. It differs from an ellipsis in that it is not necessarily symmetric about its horizontal and vertical axes.
  • Peruvian - Of or belonging to the nation of Peru or its people.
  • polishing - Process of rubbing a surface to make it smooth or shiny.
  • South American - Refers to the cultures of the continent of South America, which is bounded by the Pacific Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean, Central America, and the Antarctic region.
  • stone - General term for rock that has been cut, shaped, crushed, or otherwise formed for use in construction or other purposes. Includes the specific archaeological and anthropological sense of individual stones which may be decorated or ornamented and which may be used in ritual contexts. These are usually not carved or dressed, and so differ from sculptures made from stone.

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