Quern stone

 
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Object

Archaeology

Title

Quern stone

Production date

0=400

Material

Stone

Dimensions

Diameter: 290mm
Height: 110mm

Description

Quern made out of Hertfordshire pudding stone. Spherical with a flat base and a central depression.

Quern-stones were used for hand griding cereals to make flour for bread, a staple of the Roman diet.

Object number

1991.331

On display?

No
 

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