Image: Aboriginal grinding stone, NSW

Aboriginal grinding stone, NSW

This is an Aboriginal grinding stone with a top stone, or muller. The grinding stone is 40 cm long and 35 cm wide with a height of 10 cm and is made from sandstone, which has a rough surface for grinding. The top stone is made from a hard smooth river cobble. This artefact was collected from Marra Station on the Darling River and donated to the Australian Museum prior to 1941. E49213

Photographer:
Stuart Humphreys
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© Australian Museum

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