Anasazi Collection, pre-historic item. Made of basalt and clay, the largest measures 6 1/2". 4 Corners Region of the Southwest USA. Nice milling stone and cigar box included. Condition: As found, see images. Shipping: $26.50 w/insurance and signature, due to value and weight.
As found, see images.
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