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Padoof’s ancient tool?

johnboy 7 March 2013 5

ancient tool

This in from Sandra, any bone dusters who can help?

Walking on the ‘Bogey Hole’ beach at Mollymook, 6 am Tuesday, I found this amazing rock which had washed up during high tide. I’m convinced it’s an ancient artefact, and can just imagine it was a tool shaped from stone thousands of years ago…obviously the pointy end has worn down after thousands of years of being in the surf 🙂

Where does one take these to get checked out (without being ridiculed of course!) my family’s having a bit of a laugh at my expense I’m afraid. I don’t care, I think it’s pretty cool with its ergonomic design.

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5 Responses to Padoof’s ancient tool?
poetix poetix 11:55 am 07 Mar 13

That’s a giant mermaid’s pick, for playing the seaweed guitar.

Now, who’ll look like a tool if it really is a tool? Perhaps someone at ANU could help you. Anthropology?

Girt_Hindrance Girt_Hindrance 11:51 am 07 Mar 13

Looks like the Belconnen Owl to me.

ezy10z ezy10z 11:46 am 07 Mar 13

Hahahahah, this reminds me of the time someone tried to sell an air guitar on ebay

Thumper Thumper 11:25 am 07 Mar 13

Looks natural to me.

A stone axe as such wouldn’t have chips in the edge as they would have been ground smooth over many years.

Sorry 🙂

PBO PBO 11:11 am 07 Mar 13

Although the area is a fossil hunters wet dream, I would say that you have a nice piece of Karst limestone that has diisolved\broken away over time from water movements.

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