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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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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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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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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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Whetstone [stone implement]

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

Stan Mitchell collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Lake Victoria, 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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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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Murtoa, 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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Cape Otway, 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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Savernake, New South Wales, Australia
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Hammerstone/anvil [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Bulla, Melbourne, 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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Mount Sturgeon, 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]

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

Stan Mitchell collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Victoria, Australia
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Hammerstone/anvil

Ron Bell collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Tibooburra, New South Wales, Australia
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Top grinding stone/hammerstone [stone implement]

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

Hammerstone/anvil [stone implement]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Lake Boga, Lake Boga, 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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Keilor, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Hammerstone/anvil [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Dooen, 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 Burrumbeet, 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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Willaura, 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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Lower grinding stone/anvil

Ron Bell collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Momba, New South Wales, Australia
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Fishhook file [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]

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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Anvil/hammerstone [stone implement]

Gabriella Roy collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Lake Illawarra, Illawarra, 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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Bannockburn, 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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Stone pallette [stone implement]

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

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

Stan Mitchell collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Fulham, 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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Glenthompson, Victoria, Australia
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Lower grinding stone/anvil

Ron Bell collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Wilcannia, New South Wales, 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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Lake Hindmarsh, Lake Hindmarsh, 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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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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Whetstone [stone implement]

Stan Mitchell collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Willaura, 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]

Horne-Bowie collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Miss Helen Bowie
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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/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]

Hammerstone/anvil [stone implement]

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

Stan Mitchell collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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Mount Sturgeon, 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]

Dr Robert Wishart 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 [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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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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Lake Bolac, Lake Bolac, 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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Tarwin Lower, 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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Whetstone [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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Bottom grinding stone/anvil [stone implement]

Edmund Milne collection
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Percussion and abrading stones
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New South Wales, Australia
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