Section Banner Images

The Origins of Civilization

print icon Print Page

Image Resource Bank

Image Gallery | Back Button Off 8 of 15 Next Button On

Grinding Stone and Pestle

Grinding Stone and Pestle

This grinding stone and pestle would have been used to grind grains for cooking or to grind minerals to make pigments. Both the grinding stone and pestle come from the early Neolithic site of Jarmo.

Next Button Off Jericho Plastered Skull

Foundations » The Origins of Civilization  » Image Resource Bank

© 2010 The Oriental Institute, The University of Chicago  |  Page updated: 12/29/2010

Contact Information  |  Rights & Permissions