- Museum number
Grinding stone with circular depression in top centre, with residue of red ochre.
- Production date
- 1839 (before)
Length: 10 centimetres
Width: 5.80 centimetres
Depth: 3 centimetres
- Curator's comments
Description from Extracts from the British and Medieval Register 1757-1878, p.20:
From the Swan River
8. Stone with traces of haematite powder, for grinding, oblong, length 4 inches.
A listing of this collection, titled 'Implements used by the Natives in the neighbourhood of the Swan River, collected by S Neil Talbot Esq. in 1838 and presented by him to the British Museum' was entered in the 'Acquisitions Ethnographical 1835- 1839' (Dept of Africa, Oceania and the Americas Archives).
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2015 23 Apr-2 Aug, London, BM, G35, Indigenous Australia: enduring civilisation
2015-2016 27 Nov-28 Mar, Canberra, National Museum of Australia, Encounters
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number