From:Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities
About this objectThis stone may have been used in combination with a quern for milling grain. The size and shape of this stone rubber indicates that it would have been for two-handed use.
The heavy grey-green stone is long and smooth with one very flat side used for a working surface. The sides have flat smooth areas, and the back has been roughly picked.
Date Made21st Century BC
Place NotesExcavated from Ayia Paraskevi, tomb 11
Medium and MaterialsStone
MeasurementsLength ca. 265mm (preserved); Width ca. 137mm (maximum); Height ca. 62mm
Subject and Association KeywordsMourning customs
Subject and Association KeywordsFood history
Named CollectionThe James Logie Memorial Collection, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Credit LineDonated by the Melbourne University Cyprus Expedition, 1957.
Object TypeUnidentified object
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