Carved stone pillar found on B.C. beach identified as Indigenous artifact – Vancouver Sun

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Carved stone pillar found on B.C. beach identified as Indigenous artifact – Vancouver Sun

by ahnationtalk on January 28, 202144 Views

The museum says conservation staff worked to protect the integrity of the stone, which was covered in algae and weighs about 100 kilograms.

Jan 28, 2021

The museum is working with the Songhees and Esquimalt First Nations to determine the most suitable home for the pillar carved with the features of a face, Songhees Chief Ron Sam said in an interview on Wednesday.

Over the years, many artifacts have been unearthed in the area, he said, but nothing has matched the 100-kilogram stone pillar.

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