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jan 1, 1500 BC - Ambum Stone

Description:

A pestle that was made to look like a bird and a human. It was made from Greywacke, a very hard sedimentary stone. It was used religiously to promote fertility and vigor of the land via. sacrifice. It was found in Papa New Guinea and was also known as the "Bones of the Ancestors".

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Date:

jan 1, 1500 BC
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~ 3520 years ago

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