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Whetstone

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Object Number:
87-39-1132
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Neolithic
Swiss Lake Dweller
Provenience:
Switzerland
Robenhausen
Period:
Neolithic
Section:
European
Materials:
Sandstone
Description:
Whetstone - fine grained sandstone. Depressed surface from use, on both faces. "Robenhausen 6 Schleifstein" written on object.
Credit Line:
Gift of American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, 1987
Other Number:
L-37-1132   -   Old Museum Number
1172   -   Collector Number
6   -   Original Number

Bibliography:

[Book] Peale, Benjamin Franklin. 1873. Specimens of the stone age of the human race as collected and arranged by Franklin Peale; Copied in photography with a catalogue and introduction, also various communications on the subject made by him to the American Philosophical Society. : Page/Fig./Plate: #6; plate 68
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