Bored Stone

A steatite, or soapstone, carinated circular disc, with a hole bored through the middle. Stones such as this are proliferate in Sierra Leone, and thought to be digging weights.

Further Information

  • Type: Tools, implements
  • Object: Bored Stone
  • Materials: Stone
  • Culture Group: Other
  • Dimensions: Unknown
  • Production Date: Pre 1963
  • Associated Places: Sefadu, Kono District (Place collected)
  • Associated People: H.H. Jackson, Mines Division (Donor)
  • Museum: Sierra Leone National Museum
  • Accession Number: SLNM.1963.36.10

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