Getreidereiben und Mühlsteine aus der Eifel

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    English titleGrain grinding and millstones from the Eifel
    Authors & editors

    Hörter, Fridolin [Author]

    Publisher Geschichts- und Altertumsverein für Mayen und Umgebung
    Year of publication 1994

    German (main text)

    Medium Book

    Energy & power > Development of technology

    Scope & contentSummary Translation
    An archaeological overview of the evolution of grinding stones from prehistoric times, through Roman grinders and mills, to the mediaeval period.
    The longer, second half lists details of 121 sites in the Eifel area where quarries and millstones have been found, mainly information about the type of stone and the wheels themselves.The book is richly illustrated with black-and-white photos of quarries and stones, as well as maps and diagrams.
    KeywordsGermany, millstones, querns

    Copies held

    Accession no. 229667

    • Shelf location: F200-HOR
    • Donor: Ken Major Collection