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Title: Chalk pestle
Item Name: Food Preparation and Consumption

Description:

Waisted round ended cylinder of chalk. One end very worn; perhaps used to pound things inside a curved bowl of stone or wood. From excavations at Swaythorpe Farm, Kilham, 1998 (context 42AA). The excavation revealed parts of a 'Ladder' type settlement, as well as several burials.


Culture: Romano-British
Materials: chalk
Measurements: L:8.6cm, Diam:4.5cm (approx)
ID_Number: ERYMS : 1999.1.9