Maker North American, Native American
  • Hammer Stone
Date no date
Medium stone
Dimensions Overall: 1 1/2 × 4 3/4 × 3 5/8 inches (3.8 × 12.1 × 9.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Frederick Stearns
Accession Number 99.5B1437
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Marks paper label glued on side, handwritten: Hammer Stone, Flat | Oval Hornblende Peculia | Form B-1437.
said to be from the collection of Caleb Lyon [1822-1875] (New York State and Idaho Territory, USA).
between 1871-1895, purchased by Frederick Stearns (1831-1907; Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1907-present, bequest to the Detroit Museum of Art (Detroit, Michigan, USA)