Fire Starter Stone Size: ~4" wide Material: Sandstone Age: Probably Woodland (2,500 - 1,250 BP) American Indian Tools: Grinder. This well-worn, hand-sized grinding stone was likely used to start fires by protecting the palm or as a base stone while twirling the starting stick. Provenance: Belgrade, Montana - K.H. consignment Date found: 1960s
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Mississippian culture Missouri flint clay statue of a fertility goddess found at the East St. Louis archaeological dig at the old National Stock Yards in National City, Illinois in the summer of 2010, across the river from Cahokia. It portrays a kneeling woman holding a ceremonial marine shell cup of a type found in other excavations.