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The base stone and roughly spherical rubber, were found at the Iron Age settlement at Jarlshof. It is of a type somewhere between a trough and saddle quern with a shallow but elongated grinding surface. The quern and rubber stone would have been used together to grind grain over 2000 years ago.
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Date Made
800 BC-500 AD
Dimensions
560 x 400 x 80mm
270 x 240 x 100mm
Property Information
Accession No
JAR470

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