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Scraper, quartzite scraper exhibiting retouch along margin. Some cortex apparent on one side.
CH classification INDIGENOUS CULTURES Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander scraper
L70 x W44 x H20mm
History and use
This tool is a scraper made from quartzite. It has a sharp edge which demonstrates evidence of further shaping, or knapping. This additional knapping on a tool is known as "retouch" and tools were retouched to ensure they maintained a sharp working surface.