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Catalog Number CAS 0389-2052   CAS 0389-2052; Knife sheath
Category Bead & Leatherwork; Tools & Implements
Object Name Knife sheath
Culture
Global Region Europe
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rietz Collection of Food Technology
Materials Leather
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 2.8, Width = 3.3, Thickness = 2.6, Length = 17.3

Catalog Number

CAS 0389-1755   CAS 0389-1755; Folding knife
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Folding knife
Culture
Global Region Europe
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rietz Collection of Food Technology
Materials Metal: Steel; Wood
Description From BRL 1982: “Folding knife or razor, origin unknown; Cylindrical sleet iron handle, wood liner; Crude but thin and sharp forged steel blade; Long tang.”
Dimensions (cm) Width = 1.5, Thickness = 1.0, Length = 19.8 (open)

Catalog Number

CAS 0389-1647   CAS 0389-1647; Knife
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Knife
Culture
Global Region Europe
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Northwest Europe or Mediterranean
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture 1800s
Collection Name Rietz Collection of Food Technology
Materials Metal: Steel; Wood; Lacquer
Description From BRL 1982: “Knife: Either a Catlin (a type of double-edged amputation knife used for dissecting joints), Northern Europe (England, Germany, Belgium), mid 19th century, or a 19th century Mediterranean dagger; Plain bolster suggest the former but lacquered wood handle suggests the latter.”
Dimensions (cm) Width = 2.2, Thickness = 1.5, Length = 25.0

Catalog Number

CAS 0389-2023   CAS 0389-2023; Knife
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Knife
Culture
Global Region Europe
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rietz Collection of Food Technology
Materials Metal; Wood; Silver
Description From BRL 1982: “Appears to be assembled from parts or a relic of something larger.”
Dimensions (cm) Width = 1.8, Thickness = 1.3, Length = 19.1

Catalog Number CAS 0389-1862   CAS 0389-1862; Knife sheath
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Knife sheath
Culture
Global Region Europe
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rietz Collection of Food Technology
Materials Leather; Velvet
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 0.5, Width = 2.8, Thickness = 2.1, Length = 19.2

Catalog Number

CAS 0389-1030   CAS 0389-1030; Mortar
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Mortar
Culture
Global Region Europe
Country unknown
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Rietz Collection of Food Technology
Materials Metal: bronze
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 8.1, Max Diam = 10.4

Catalog Number

CAS 0434-0006   CAS 0434-0006; Figurine mold
Category Pottery; Tools & Implements
Object Name Figurine mold
Culture
Global Region Mexico & Central America
Country Mexico
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data Northern Mexico
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name N/A
Materials Clay; Rubber; Plaster
Description Figurine mold; Reddish; Rounded back and top, flat base; Yellow rubber layer adhering to mold side; Removable white plaster block pushing rubber into mold.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 4.7, Thickness = 3.8, Length = 8.1

Catalog Number CAS 0601-0003   CAS 0601-0003; Ladle censer
Category Pottery; Tools & Implements
Object Name Ladle censer
Culture
Global Region Mexico & Central America
Country Mexico
State/Prov./Dist. Michoacan
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1200
Collection Name N/A
Materials Clay; Pigment
Description Ladle censer with shallow, rounded bowl and tubular handle; Handle is closed but hollow with a distinct, flaring rim at the distal end; Proximal end of handle bulges into bowl; Distal end of the handle painted red, as is the rim of bowl; Inner bowl painted with a series of red lines; An uneven red band rings the handle near the proximal end, covering the repaired break; Red-brown with red paint.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 5.9, Thickness = 0.6, Max Diam = 20.0, Length = 37.8

Catalog Number

CAS 0411-0133   CAS 0411-0133; Metate
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Metate
Culture
Global Region Mexico & Central America
Country Mexico
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture unknown
Collection Name N/A
Materials Stone: vesicular basalt
Description Large platform metate pecked and ground to shape from a single piece of stone; Flat rectangular grinding surface has very shallow lip around three sides and is open along bottom edge; The metate is supported on 2 heavy cylindrical legs on the lower corners and a single, slightly taller leg positioned in the center along the top edge, thereby setting the actual grinding surface at a sloping angle to facilitate removal of ground meal as one works.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 26.8, Width = 38.8, Length = 56.6

Catalog Number

CAS 0276-0242   CAS 0276-0242; Stone tool
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Stone tool
Culture
Global Region North Africa
Country Tunisia
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data 1/2 mile southwest of the town of Gafsa
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name E.S. Ross
Materials Stone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 4.0, Width = 5.0, Length = 5.1

Catalog Number

CAS 0276-0243   CAS 0276-0243; Stone tool
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Stone tool
Culture
Global Region North Africa
Country Tunisia
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data 1/2 mile southwest of the town of Gafsa
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name E.S. Ross
Materials Stone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 3.4, Thickness = 1.0, Length = 5.1

Catalog Number

CAS 0276-0244   CAS 0276-0244; Stone tool
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Stone tool
Culture
Global Region North Africa
Country Tunisia
State/Prov./Dist.
County
Other Geographic Data 1/2 mile southwest of the town of Gafsa
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name E.S. Ross
Materials Stone
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 5.1, Thickness = 2.2, Length = 5.9

Catalog Number CAS 2019-0001-0179   CAS 2019-0001-0179; Ulu knife
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Ulu knife
Culture
Global Region North America
Country Canada
State/Prov./Dist. Nunavut
County
Other Geographic Data Kangiqliniq (Rankin Inlet)
Maker's Name Jimmy Kliviklik, possibly
Date of Manufacture ca. 1915
Collection Name N/A
Materials Metal; Wood
Description Ulu knife; Crescent-shaped steel knife with a bi-facially thinned (mostly on one face), convex cutting edge; Back edge of blade is roughly crescent shaped; Two hammered copper bars are riveted to blade at its widest point and extend superiorly to insert into a cut out section of a rectangular wooden handle; Superior portion of handle is slightly rounded for grip.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 16.4, Width = 17.6, Length = 1.7

Catalog Number

CAS 2016-0009-0014   CAS 2016-0009-0014; Die
Category Carvings; Tools & Implements
Object Name Die
Culture
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Alaska
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1900
Collection Name N/A
Materials Bone; Ink
Description Miniature playing die; Cube carved of bone with each of the six sides displaying scrimshawed dots numbering one through six; Dots are incised into the bone and filled with ink.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 0.9, Width = 0.9, Length = 0.9

Catalog Number

CAS 2019-0001-0174   CAS 2019-0001-0174; Wolf scarer
Category Carvings; Tools & Implements
Object Name Wolf scarer
Culture
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Alaska
County
Other Geographic Data Utqiagvik (Barrow)
Maker's Name Paul Patkotak (1891-1980)
Date of Manufacture ca. 1974
Collection Name N/A
Materials Baleen; Sinew; Tooth (walrus)
Description Wolf scarer; Carved from roughly rectangular thin slat of baleen attached to a long cord of braided sinew; Baleen slat is trimmed down to a sharp edge, with serrations cut along the both sides; Walrus tooth is tied to end of the cord.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 4.0, Thickness = 0.3, Length = 15.0

Catalog Number

CAS 2015-0001-0003   CAS 2015-0001-0003; Amulet
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Amulet
Culture
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. California
County Modoc
Other Geographic Data Vicinity of Eagleville
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture Unknown
Collection Name N/A
Materials Stone: chert
Description Small bifacially flaked amulet in the form of a bird (probably an eagle) with outstretched wings and head head seemingly turned to one side; Color is mottled tan-pink.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 2.9, Thickness = 0.3, Length = 2.1

Catalog Number

CAS 2015-0001-0016   CAS 2015-0001-0016; Biface fragment
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Biface fragment
Culture
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. California
County Modoc
Other Geographic Data Vicinity of Eagleville
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture Unknown
Collection Name N/A
Materials Obsidian
Description Mid-section fragment of an indeterminate biface tool with deeply serrated lateral edges; Color is opaque black.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 2.7, Thickness = 0.5, Length = 2.2

Catalog Number CAS 2015-0001-0017   CAS 2015-0001-0017; Biface fragment
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Biface fragment
Culture
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. California
County Modoc
Other Geographic Data Vicinity of Eagleville
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture Unknown
Collection Name N/A
Materials Obsidian
Description Proximal fragment of an indeterminate biface tool (probably a spear point), whose relatively straight lateral edges taper gradually to an indeterminate distal tip; Wide U-shaped notch at each basal corner forms short down-turned lateral tangs and short hafting stem with tapering lateral edges and straight base; Color is opaque black with brown speckling.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 2.6, Thickness = 0.6, Length = 3.3

Catalog Number CAS 2015-0001-0019   CAS 2015-0001-0019; Biface fragment
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Biface fragment
Culture
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. California
County Modoc
Other Geographic Data Vicinity of Eagleville
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture Unknown
Collection Name N/A
Materials Obsidian
Description Indeterminate bifacially flaked tool whose straight lateral edges taper gradually toward a blunt distal tip; Color is opaque black.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 2.9, Thickness = 0.6, Length = 3.5

Catalog Number

CAS 2019-0001-0164   CAS 2019-0001-0164; Fish hook
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Fish hook
Culture
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Alaska
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name unknown
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name N/A
Materials Ivory
Description Fish hook; Carved from ivory; Multiple barbs extend from either side of the shaft; Slightly curved over length; The proximal end is somewhat rectangular and unsmoothed; Two shallow incised lines run the length of the shaft.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 1.4, Thickness = 0.7, Length = 8.0
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