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Whetstone [stone implement]

Whetstone [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Glenthompson, Victoria, Australia
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Bottom grinding stone/anvil [stone implement]

Bottom grinding stone/anvil [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Glenthompson, Victoria, Australia
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Hammerstone [stone implement]

Hammerstone [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Glenthompson, Victoria, Australia
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Anvil [stone implement]

Anvil [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Glenthompson, Victoria, Australia
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Retoucher [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Murramarang, New South Wales, Australia
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Hammerstone/anvil [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Victoria, Australia
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Hammerstone [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Tarwin, Victoria, Australia
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Hammerstone/anvil [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Willaura, Victoria, Australia
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Anvil [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Lake Hindmarsh, Lake Hindmarsh, Victoria, Australia
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Hammerstone [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Inverleigh, Victoria, Australia
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Anvil [stone implement]

Anvil [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Victoria, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Grindstone [stone implement]

JD and JM Kelly collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Sylvester Creek, Queensland, Australia
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Upper grinding stone/anvil [stone implement]

JC Le Souef collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Yowah, Queensland, Australia
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Hammerstone/anvil [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Lake Hindmarsh, Lake Hindmarsh, Victoria, Australia
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Hammerstone [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Willaura, Victoria, Australia
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Whetstone [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Willaura, Victoria, Australia
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Other: composite artefact [stone implement]

Peter Bindon collection no. 3
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Pialligo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hammerstone/anvil [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Inverleigh, Victoria, Australia
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Hammerstone [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Victoria, Australia
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Anvil [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Bream Creek, Victoria, Australia
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Hammerstone/anvil [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Victoria, Australia
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Upper grinding stone/anvil [stone implement]

JC Le Souef collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Yowah, Queensland, Australia
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Quarry blank [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Victoria, Australia
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Anvil [stone implement]

Don Dangerfield collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Balliang, Victoria, Australia
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Hammerstone [stone implement]

Hammerstone [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Bream Creek, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Hammerstone/anvil [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Murramarang, New South Wales, Australia
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Hammerstone/anvil [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Willaura, Victoria, Australia
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Hammerstone [stone implement]

Hammerstone [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Tarwin, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Hammerstone [stone implement]

Gabriella Roy collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Beechworth, Victoria, Australia
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Hammerstone/anvil [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Point Cook, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Anvil [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Point Cook, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Hammerstone/anvil [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Willaura, Victoria, Australia
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Hammerstone/upper grinding stone [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Lake Burrumbeet, Victoria, Australia
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Whetstone [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Mount Langi Ghiran, Victoria, Australia
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Hammerstone/anvil [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Lake Bolac, Lake Bolac, Victoria, Australia
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Anvil ? [stone implement]

Don Dangerfield collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Barwon Heads, Victoria, Australia
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Hammerstone/anvil (portion) [stone implement]

Don Dangerfield collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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New South Wales, Australia
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Anvil [stone implement]

Don Dangerfield collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Balliang, Victoria, Australia
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Hammerstone/anvil [stone implement]

Don Dangerfield collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Urana Creek, New South Wales, Australia
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Whetstone [stone implement]

Don Dangerfield collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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New South Wales, Australia
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Lower grinding stone/axe grinding stone

Ron Bell collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Hungerford, New South Wales, Australia
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Hammerstone/anvil [stone implement]

Don Dangerfield collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Uabba Homestead, New South Wales, Australia
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Hammerstone/anvil [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Point Cook, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Hammerstone/anvil [stone implement]

G Lloyd Jacob collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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New South Wales, Australia
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Hammerstone/anvil [stone implement]

G Lloyd Jacob collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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New South Wales, Australia
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Whetstone [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Walwa, Victoria, Australia
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Hammerstone/anvil [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Willaura, Victoria, Australia
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Hammerstone/anvil [stone implement]

Don Dangerfield collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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New South Wales, Australia
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Hammerstone [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Tarwin Lower, Victoria, Australia
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Hammerstone [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Willaura, Victoria, Australia
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Hammerstone/anvil [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Victoria, Australia
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Anvil [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Point Cook, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Hammerstone/anvil [stone implement]

Don Dangerfield collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Inverleigh, Victoria, Australia
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Hammerstone/anvil [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Point Cook, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Hammerstone/anvil [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia
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Whetstone [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Lake Bolac, Lake Bolac, Victoria, Australia
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Hammerstone [stone implement]

Dr Robert Wishart collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Maroona, Victoria, Australia
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Whetstone [stone implement]

Whetstone [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Carlsruhe, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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Whetstone [stone implement]

Don Dangerfield collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Warrenbayne, Victoria, Australia
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Anvil [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Bream Creek, Victoria, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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