grinding stones


  Grinding Stones

  Ngadjonji History of the Rainforest People

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Grinding Stones

Photo K. Mackay

In collection of Eacham Historical Society

Two types of specialised nut-processing stone were used respectively to crack open hard nuts .. and to macerate nut kernels, especially those of the yellow (ganggi) (Beilschmiedia bancroftii) and black walnuts (guwaa) (Endiandra palmerstonii).

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