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whetstone

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    Sturge.2278

  • Description

    Stone whetstone with two perforations, one at each end; sub-rectangular shape, tapering from broad to narrow end; edges are more defined at broad end than narrow one; ends are both rectangular; perforation at narrower end is larger than perforation at broader end. Stone is of very fine grain and sides may have been polished; brown colour.

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  • Culture/period

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  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 43 millimetres
    • Weight: 13 grammes
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1919

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    Sturge.2278

Stone whetstone with two perforations, one at each end; sub-rectangular shape, tapering from broad to narrow end; edges are more defined at broad end than narrow one; ends are both rectangular; perforation at narrower end is larger than perforation at bro

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