Granite quern

This heavy grinding stone is to be used for the processing of additives for pottery clay.  During the Roman occupation of Britain ceramics were produced using the addition of slag, crushed terracotta and possibly forge scale from blacksmiths works.  Research will be done using this quern to understand why these additives were used.

  • Material Indian granite
  • Client Potted history ceramics
  • Location Northumberland
  • Size 34 cm wide

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