Rotary quern stone, fragment.


Half of a top stone from a rotary quern, perforated. Rough surface on stone.

This rotary quern stone fragment was found at Mac Duagh’s Hermitage at Keelhilla in the Burren. It was noticed when water flowing down a slight gradient from a holy well washed away gravel and soil to reveal it. It was found by a tour guide while take a group of tourists to the site.

Collection: 1994, National Monuments (Amendment) Act

Category: Tool/Implement

2010.0004 (5055)