Definition of hammerstone
: a prehistoric hammering implement consisting of a rounded stone
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The team also provided experimental evidence that hammerstones and anvils make similar fracture patterns in fresh elephant bones, suggesting by analogy that such a process could have been at work at the Cerutti site.
The cobbles that served as hammerstones and anvils, then, could not have entered the layer by natural means.
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