Hanmmer stones / Grinding stones

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Excavation Report Sannnai Maruyama Site,Volume 8
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Cultual Property Designation Important Cultual Properties
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Explanation Hammer stone Used for pounding and grinding hard foodstuffs and pigments, and available in various shapes including round and oval. Some were also used to make stone tools. Grinding stone Used to grind nuts, etc., and available in round and oval shapes. They were used in combination with saddle querns.