Axe sharpening stone, Balker

Balker, Inch
A broken sandstone slab with a ground, concave surface.  Stones like this are hard to date but it is too small to be a quern for grinding cereals.  It may have been used for polishing and sharpening stone axes.
Object no :
SMAH 065
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Length: 120mm
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Balker, Inch
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Accession number :
WIWMS 1945.31
Copyright :
Dumfries & Galloway Council
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