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.



Saddle Quern

A rubbing stone would have been used with this Saddle Quern to grind grain to make flour. This example was found at Cahercommaun, County Clare. It dates from the Late Neolithic\Early Bronze Age period.

Ref: E4:113

Photograph appears courtesy of the National Museum of Ireland

Cahercommaun

Saddle Quern E4:113
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