Ball, grooved stone ball

This is a very carefully shaped stone sphere with a groove running around its middle. We do not know what it was made for but it could have been used with a string tied around the groove as a weight for fishing or weaving.

Object Summary

Museum Number 287/1996/3
Simple Name ball (ritual)
Full Name grooved stone ball
Common Name ball, grooved stone ball
Material stone
Collection class Unidentified function
Collection continent America
Collection area/region N
Production continent America
Function name unidentified