Hammerstone

Photography Carl Warner

Registration number
88
Item name
Hammerstone 
Category
Beating
Manufacture
 
Indigenous name
 
Maker
 
Associated cultural group
 
Place
Australia > Australia > Queensland > Eastern region > Hawkwood River, near Miles
Map
Collector
Unrecorded 
Acquisition date
January 01, 1950 
Acquisition method
Foundation Donation from J. T. Walker 
Raw material
Quartzite
Dimensions
H: 33 mm W: 67 mm L: 70 mm D: Circum:

Description

Impact scarring. Bears writing: Miles Hawkswood River; and on the other side: LPW.

Disc-shaped, impact scarred throughout margin and surfaces. [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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