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Aboriginal Engraved Stone very old hand axe/adze Sydney 'Eora' old collection
Item location: Byron Bay NSW, Australia
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Very old Aboriginal solid fine grained engraved/pecked stone:Has snake the rainbow serpent and small figure like bird one side and circular designs and small face type on the otherThis stone was once highly polished as still has sheen in placesMay have been used in battle as fits well in hand wedge edges to crush/choporangey ocher presentold paper tag:"D.Etheridg 'Eora' Sydney 189?"ink:B.T.C and U.N.S.W.#21size:17cm 6.75" 10.5 4.25" 4cm 1.5" thickstrong heavy vibeone of the older stones from this collection now time to pass on to another guardiansent well wrapped with insuranceHappy Bids!!!!!!!
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