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Originally posted by clowdstalker
That looks like it well could be a pestle but I kinda doubt it. I am an archaeologist and I have seen many many ground stone artifacts from all over the continental US.
I would guess (i agree the pics are pretty fuzzy) that it is not a pestle but a hammer stone used for flint knapping. From what the pics show there appears to be some use wear on the terminal ends and it looks like it has a nice shape to it, would fit in the hand nicely. Pestles are generally more well formed, though this again would be easier to clear up if we knew where you found it and had some better pics of the terminal ends.
Also, just fyi in certain areas it is quite illegal to collect Native American artifacts so be careful if you are out picking stuff. If you feel like there is a significant site and you are interested in knowing more about it, contact a local museum. Most often if they feel the site warrants a survey or even an excavation they may allow you to join in on the field work which is alot of fun and might be a great experience for you.
However, even if you don't want to go that way, whatever you do DO NOT DIG!
would fit in the hand nicely.