Aboriginal grinding stone
From the Collection of Orbost & District Historical Society Ruskin Street Orbost Victoria
- A large rock of generally oval shape and with a number of flatish surfaces and hole indentations which were identified by archaeologist Dr Joanna Freslov 2.6.2008 as being used by Aboriginal people as a grinding or tool-sharpening stone.
- This large and very heavy stone was donated by Albert Emphield. Where he found it is unknown, but he worked in the Orbost forest areas and lived at Cabbage Tree Creek.
- pre-European Australia
- Aboriginal people have shaped this rock through usage (Maker)
- Aboriginal usage, tool manufacture.
- 3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM