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    • Primary material: Igneous rock
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Record ID: CORN-B64A85
Object type: QUERN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Cornwall
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Fragment of greenstone quern, perhaps dolerite or epidiorite, triangular in plan and semi-circular in profile and in section. Probably a fragment of the lower stone of a rotary quern which acted as a base below the upper stone of similar circumference, linked by a central hole. The two stones were held together by a wooden spindle through the two holes. The upper stone was rotated over the base and grain placed between the stones so that it was ground. The greenstone is typical of that found in the west of Cornwall from known outcrops and contains pale felspars and dark pyroxene in…
Created on: Thursday 14th May 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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