They also prepare a drink by parching corn and grinding it to powder on the metate, and mixing it with water and a little achote.
The older women are winnowing grain and grinding at the metate.
The animal he caught he throws toward her where she is kneeling before the metate, so that it falls on her skirt.
The average Yucatecan housewife is always at the metate in season and out of season.
The girls are out on the mesa, dancing with the bride, and the women are grinding at the metate for the marriage feast.
The girl's instruments and navel-string are buried under a metate.
Others grind cassava or maize on the metate, and bake tortillas.
The function of these primitive mills is to grind, necessitating a rough contact between the surface of the mano and the metate.
Molly poured more seeds on the metate and Rhoda began again.
Clay is tempered with sandstone crushed on the metate, and built up by coiling.