The explorers used these stones to grind the nardoo into a flour-like paste.
Dr Beryl Carmichael from Menindee speaks of Nardoo and other aboriginal bush foods in the video: Beryl's supermarket
. See also the video of Jack Thompson
Nardoo grinding stones used by Burke, Wills and King at Cooper's Creek, 1861
stone ; 10.0 cm. (across) and 13.5 cm. (across)
Accession No: H5103
State Library of Victoria