Hammerstone

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Registration number
1959
Item name
Hammerstone 
Category
Beating
Manufacture
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > Lake Eyre drainage region > Monkira Station
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1948 
Acquisition method
by Dr Valentine McDowall  
Raw material
Quartzite
Dimensions
H: W: 78 mm L: 97 mm D: 35 mm Circum:

Description

Margins impact scarred.
Light brown.

Top grinding stone - oval sized hand stone. Flat on both grinding surfaces from use wear. Margins also appear flat from wear. Light orange brown.

Ovate. Flat dorsal, ventral surfaces. Margins impact scarred. Chipped. [Archaeological Collection Catalogue Card]

Research notes

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