Lot 367: Roman Rotary Quern Stone
December 6, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 1st-3rd century AD. A plano-convex upper stone from a beehive rotary quern with filling hole to the centre and tapered hole to the side to accept a wooden handle. See Branigan, K. Roman Britain. Life in an Imperial Province, London, 1980 p.192-3; and Lee, J.E. Isca Silurum, London, 1862, p.26-7 for discussion. 16 kg, 29cm (11 1/2"). Found East Markham, Nottinghamshire, UK, 1990s-2000s. [No Reserve]
Condition Report: Fine condition.