hammer-dressed


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hammer-dressed

Said of stone masonry which has been shaped and brought to a relatively smooth finish by means of a hammer only.
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Mid-Holocene social interaction in Melanesia: new evidence from hammer-dressed obsidian stemmed tools.
(Dimensions converted to metric, or estimated, from the original publications) Surface treatment Specimen Stone type of artefact Yodda Valley obsidian flaked PNG (1) Deighton Vic (2) basal hammer-dressed? Cooyar Qld basalt hammer-dressed?