Whetstone

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Registration number
109
Item name
Whetstone 
Category
Grinding
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > Murray Darling basin region > Tara
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1948 
Acquisition method
Foundation Donation from Mr Charles R. Lethbridge 
Dimensions
H: W: 22 mm L: 106 mm D: 21 mm Circum:

Description

Grooved on all four surfaces. Diagonal grinding on distal end. 2.7 cm x 2.2 cm x 11.0 cm long. Bears writing: 'Tara'. [Archaeological Collection Catalogue Card].

Research notes

The Foundation Donation comprises the items from L. P. Winterbotham's personal collection, which were donated to the University of Queensland in 1948 and form the basis of the Anthropology Museum.

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