Riches of Clare Exhibition - Earth

...to collect, preserve, interpret and display the material culture relating to the history of County Clare, both in the museum building and online,
as an educational resource and a socially inclusive cultural service for the people of Clare and visiting tourists.



Rubbing Stone

This stone would have been used along with a Saddle Quern to grind corn to make flour. It comes from Newmarket-on-Fergus, County Clare and dates from the Late Neolithic\Early Bronze Age period.

Ref: 1937:2775

Photograph appears courtesy of the National Museum of Ireland

Rubbing Stone 1937:2775
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