Hammerstone

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Registration number
6687
Item name
Hammerstone 
Category
Beating
Manufacture
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > New South Wales > Illawarra > Lake Illawarra
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
October 01, 1956 
Acquisition method
by Mr Stanley R. Mitchell,  
Raw material
Quartzite
Dimensions
H: W: 44 mm L: 52 mm D: 15 mm Circum:

Description

Pebble (semi-discoid). Impact scars on margin. Smooth, flattened area indicates use as polishing stone. [Archaeological Collection Catalogue Card]

Research notes

Impact scarring

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