Whetstone

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
87
Item name
Whetstone 
Category
Grinding
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
Unrecorded  
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > Murray Darling basin region > Westcourt
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
Foundation Donation from J. T. Walker 
Raw material
sandstone
Dimensions
H: 22 mm W: 76 mm L: 77 mm D: Circum:

Description

Pebble. Concave wear on all surfaces. Bears writing: 'Abo Camp Westcourt ST6 LPW'. [Archaeological Collection Catalogue Card].

Research notes

From the UQ Anthropology Museum exhibition 'written on the body' curated by Judy Watson and Diana Young, March - August 2014.

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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