Brass trade kettle

Titles Brass trade kettle
Description Brass trade kettle with a broken bottom. Found at Prairie Portage at the east end of Basswood Lake, Minn.
Kettle (vessel)
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Nomenclature kettle (vessel)
Context Contact Period.
Materials brass (alloy)
brass (alloy)
Subjects Found at: Prairie Portage, Lake County, Minnesota, United States
Found at: Basswood Lake, Lake County, Minnesota, United States
Fur trade.
Trade & Industry. Major Industry. Fur Trade
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1650 - Not later than 1837
Holding Type Archaeology
Identifiers 63.62.1 (Accession Number)

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