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Yard Stone (view 5)

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  • Source of title proper: Chloe Rushovich for FHYA using Msunduzi Museum materials

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[Source - Chloe Rushovich for FHYA, 2018, using Msunduzi materials:
Addisionele Inligting: Ds. Stander het opgelet dat as die klip nat word in die middel dit deur honde gelek word.
Onderweros Hoof/de: Natuurwetenskap
Spesifieke Naam/Titel: Verfklip natuurfrats
Aanwinsno: DSS53&54 (entered incorrectly and should be DSS93&94)
Datum: 24/01/83
Volksnaam/Skrywer Medeling:
Oorsprong: Natal. Zululand of.
Beskrywing: Deur die ou mense glo n verfklip genoem. Dingaanstat.
Materiaal: Klip
Metode van Vervaardering/Tegniek:
Mate: Deursnee - 140mm; Diepte - 30mm
Kleur: Vaal - geel
Verdere Beskrywing: So rond dat dit lyk asof dit deur mens gevorm is die begin van n holte in die middel.
Toestand: Goed
Aanskaffing: Uit versameling van Ds. P. P. Stander destyds van Dingaanstat sendingstasie (1949 - 1974)]

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[Source - Translated from Afrikaans into English by Athos Rushovich for FHYA, 2018, using Msunduzi materials:
Additional Information: Pastor Stander observed that when the stone got wet in the middle, it attracted dogs
Subject Heading/s: Natural Science
Specific Name/Title: Yard stone
Accession No.: DSS53&54 (entered incorrectly and should be DSS93&94)
Date: 24/01/83
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Indiginous[sic] Name/Author Statement:
Origin: Natal / Zululand
Material: Stone
Method of Manufacture/Technique:
Measurements: 140mm in diameter and 30mm deep
Colour: Dusty yellow
Description: Apparently called the ‘Verfklip’ or Yard Stone by the local population of Dingaan Village
Further Description: Perfectly round and appears to have been hewn by man, a small hollow appearing in the centre
Condition: Good
Acquisition: From the collection of Pastor P Stander, at the time, resident of Dingaan Street Mission Station (1949 – 1974)]

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