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Quern: Quern, ancient device for grinding grain. The saddle quern, consisting simply of a flat stone bed and a rounded stone to be operated manually against it, dates from Neolithic times (before 5600 bc). The true quern, a heavy device worked by slave or animal power, appeared by Roman times. Cato the
Quern-stone - Wikipedia
A stack of quern-stones for sale in a market in Haikou ... These are the most ancient and widely used type of quern-stone and were superseded around the 5th to the 4th century BC by the more ... Kessener, Paul (2007), "A Relief of a Water-powered Stone Saw Mill on a Sarcophagus at Hierapolis and its Implications", Journal of Roman ...