A pair of quern stones.

Richardson, Claire

A pair of quern stones.
3 4 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 26cm

Description

A quern is a simple hand mill used for grinding grain to make flour. The proces would have been laborious, taking several hours to produce a gritty flour. Querns were developed by civilizations as far apart as China and Peru, and were first used at least 10,000 years ago.

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