Stone age tool - pounding or grinding?

Contributed by Jean Mead

Stone age tool - pounding or grinding?

Found in the soil in Penmaenmawr Conwy. Below an old stone-age settlement. Now a quarry overlooking Conwy Bay. Settlement known to make and export stone tools along the estuary. The stone is very smooth - has a hole which fits fingers a thumb - nice to handle but of extremely heavy stone. Where the settlement once stood is now a granite quarry.

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  • 1. At 22:46 on 15 March 2010, Anna Keleher wrote:

    Looks like a weight, perhaps for a loom. What do the experts say?

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Penmaenmawr - Conwy. LL34 6HU


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