Usami Stone Quarry 宇佐美石丁場

This large stone has a row of ya ana along the bottom. Ya ana are the holes drilled for splitting stone. Wedges were inserted into these holes and hammered to split a stone.
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usami stone quarry description stone marked with kanji number 3
arrow marked stone partially split stone
wedge holes and mark dango mark stone
Kanji 'ta' carved stone 2 arrow marked stones
inscription claims the area for Hosokawa Tadaoki wedge holes along a large stone
view of the quarry wedge holes and arrow mark
wedge holes and owner's mark stone leavings
several stones with wedge hole marks owner's mark of up (ue)
arrow marked stones pile of stone leavings
stone leavings stone leavings
view from the mountaintop marked stones in the park
ownership marked stones marked stone in the park