• Old Stone Hand-made Millstones For Grinding Grain In A

    Photo about Old stone hand-made millstones for grinding grain in a village in green moss in a pine forest as a symbol of antiquity and the past. Image of industry millstone history116097599

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  • Quern-stoneWikipedia

    Quern-stones are stone tools for hand-grinding a wide variety of materials. They are used in pairs. The lower stationary stone is called a quern while the upper mobile stone is called a muller or handstone.The central hole is called the hopper and a handle slot enables the handstone to be rotated. They were first used in the Neolithic era to grind cereals into flour.

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  • Mill MillstoneEncyclopedia of The BibleBible Gateway

    Encyclopedia of The BibleMill Millstone An apparatus consisting of two stones used to grind grain into flour. Hand mills were of two types. The earliest used called the saddle quern consisted of a rough base stone and a rubbing stone. The upper stone was turned back and forth on the lower by use of a wooden handle on its

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  • Millstones in New ZealandWindmill

    A collection of hand turned millstones (really quern stones) from the 1820s. At one time these were used as paving slabs in the garden path but they have since been recovered and placed as museum exhibits in the Stone Store.

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