rubbing stone

rubbing stone

A stone for polishing or erasing the toolmarks on a stone, or on bricks for gauged work after they have been rough-shaped.
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The trail offers up teepee rings, rock cairns, a buffalo rubbing stone, remnants of homesteads, cart ruts, survey markings and even graves.
Firstly, it's at the ancient centre of the city, rubbing stone shoulders with the Norman castle built to keep away the marauding hoards.
Then grind the cut edge of the tile smooth with a rubbing stone to create a smooth edge to fit along the tub.
Some of the attractions of the valley include a bison jump site, a rubbing stone and a 1,500-year-old Medicine Wheel.
Also found, and supporting the notion that this is a domestic site, were a sandstone saddle quern and a granite rubbing stone that would have been used to grind cereals in the prehistoric period," he added.
Some appear to be memorial stones and others may well have had more than one function, as boundary markers, waymarks on ancient routeways, signposts or even rubbing stones for livestock.
IN the future, when this civilisation inevitably falls, we'll be back rubbing stones together for fire and chasing our supper with spears.
The members of the Linear Pottery culture kept cows in wooden pens, used rubbing stones and harvested grain.