Before farming arrived in Britain six thousand years ago, people collected wild plants and hunted wild animals, birds and fish to eat. Saddle querns were invented as tools for grinding grain to make flour. This object is a good starting point for exploring these changes in the lifestyle of early people in Britain.
Ty Mawr, Anglesey, Wales
4000 – 2500 BC
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