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Hammer Stone, no date

  • North American, Native American


  • Overall: 4 5/8 × 2 1/2 × 2 3/8 inches (11.7 × 6.4 × 6 cm)

Gift of Frederick Stearns



Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

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)

North American, Native American, Hammer Stone, no date, stone. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Frederick Stearns, 99.5B1438.