Krater und Schlackenkegel
|English title||Craters and cinder cones|
|Authors & editors|| |
Ippach, Peter [Author]
|Publisher||Verlag des Römisch-Germanischen Zentralmuseums, Mainz|
|Year of publication||2002|
German (main text)
Energy & power > Development of technology
|Scope & content||Summary Translation |
This is a glossy and richly-illustrated guide to the area north of the Laacher Lake in the Volcano Park (Vulkanpark) in the Rhineland-Palatinate. It focuses on the geology of the area, and mining of volcanic rock.In Roman times basalt used for millstones came from the Bellergberg volcano and was quarried at Mayen, Ettringen and Kottenheim.
Among the diagrams illustrating Roman stone cutting techniques is a series showing a millstone being cut from a block and being loaded onto a cart.
|Keywords||Germany, Archaeology & history|
Accession no. 229652
- Shelf location: F200-IPP
- Donor: Ken Major Collection