bedrock mortar

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  • This association of rock art and bedrock mortar pits is unique in California.
  • Archaeological evidence shows settlement as early as 1350, and bedrock mortar sites and petroglyphs remain.
  • An alternative term for the bedrock mortar site is bedrock milling station.
  • With a central fire in the house at ground level, a stone lined pit and bedrock mortar to process foods, meals were always ready to feed the family.
  • Hundreds of bedrock mortar holes, petroglyphs on sandstone boulders, rock art, and a vast midden area are evidence of thousands of years of residence.
  • A bedrock mortar should not be confused with a bedrock metate, which is a flat, trough-shaped depression often found with bedrock mortars.
  • Because they generally are closely associated with Indian bedrock mortar holes that are known to be man-made, some argue a man-made origin for the bathtubs also, whereas others insist that the bathtubs are natural features resulting complex erosional processes.
  • A large boulder, known as a bedrock mortar, is located in Apple Tree Camp on the southwest slope of Devil's Peak, north of the Camp Pico Blanco.
  • A bedrock mortar (BRM) is an anthropogenic circular depression in a rock outcrop or naturally occurring slab, used by people in the past for grinding of grain, acorns or other food products.
  • A large boulder with a dozen or more deep mortar bowls worn into it, known as a bedrock mortar, is located in Apple Tree Camp on the southwest slope of Devil's Peak, north of the Camp Pico Blanco.
  • A large boulder with a dozen or more deep mortar bowls worn into it, known as a bedrock mortar, is located in Apple Tree Camp on the southwest slope of Devil's Peak, north of the Pico Blanco Scout Reservation.