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a.1.Having the surface roughly shaped or faced with the stonecutter's hammer; - said of building stone.
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Furthermore, the Biak tool has been hammer-dressed, a technique unknown for obsidian elsewhere in the world, except for six obsidian stemmed tools from Garua Island made from the Baki and Kutau/Bao New Britain sources and one unsourced artefact from Lihir in New Ireland (Figure 11).
Mid-Holocene social interaction in Melanesia: new evidence from hammer-dressed obsidian stemmed tools.
ground Oberon NSW (4) trachyte hammer-dressed Kimberley WA (5, 8) basalt flaked, hammer-dressed?