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Medieval stone mortar from Glenluce Abbey, Dumfries and Galloway. Probably used by the monks for preparing food. Like this one, the spouts of mortars were often carved with grotesque faces.
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Date Made
15th Century
Period
Dimensions
h 270mm (h 10 5/8")
dia 490mm (dia 1' 7 5/16")
l 300mm (l 11 13/16")
w 290mm (w 11 7/16")
d 210mm (d 8 1/4")
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Accession No
GLN176

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