Grinding Stones

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History

Grinding stones are slabs of stone used by Aboriginal people to grind and crush different material. [1] They were were used to crush particles and grind them to them smaller. Grains and pigments were often ground before use. [2]

Grinding stones

Innovations

Legacies

See also

Recommended Reading

References

  1. Introduction to Aboriginal Cultural Places and Objects, Office of Aboriginal Affairs Victoria, 2008.
  2. Sibtain, Nancy (Ed) Aboriginal Australia, Australian Gallery Directors Council Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales, p68.


Further Reading

Sibtain, Nancy (Ed) Aboriginal Australia, Australian Gallery Directors Council Ltd, Sydney, New South Wales.

External Links

http://www.dpcd.vic.gov.au/indigenous/aboriginal-cultural-heritage/aboriginal-heritage-act-2006

http://www.dpcd.vic.gov.au/indigenous/aboriginal-cultural-heritage/aboriginal-heritage-act-2006/guides-and-forms

http://www.dpcd.vic.gov.au/indigenous/aboriginal-heritage-council/registered-aboriginal-parties



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