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12. Stone mortars : a Poorly Known Component Of Material Culture, Used in France Since The Iron Age. Including Recent Data For Late Medieval Trading Reaching The Baltic

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“Mortel oc stampae”, mortars and pestles in medieval Danish, are mentioned in two recipes from two manuscripts of the Libellus de arte coquinaria,² a Scandinavian cookbook tradition of the beginning of the 14th century. The study of Helge Søgaard illustrates the everyday use of mortars in Denmark through entries in post-mortem inventories during the 14th/early 15th centuries (Søgaard 1962: 478). Ten years later, Mogens Bencard (1972) published 23 stone mortars, mainly from the danish port of Ribe. According to the petrographic identifications of Arne Noe-Nygaard,³ all these mortars turned out to be produced from imported stones, nine of which are...

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hal-02916425 , version 1 (17-08-2020)

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Geert Verbrugghe, Patrick Norskov Pedersen, Anne Jörgensen-Lindahl, Mikkel Sørensen, Tobias Richter. 12. Stone mortars : a Poorly Known Component Of Material Culture, Used in France Since The Iron Age. Including Recent Data For Late Medieval Trading Reaching The Baltic. Patrick Pedersen; Anne Jörgensen-Lindahl; Mikkel Sørensen; Tobias Richter. Proceedings of the 3rd Meeting of the Association of Ground Stone Tools Research, Archaeopress Publishing Ltd, pp.204-228, 2021, Access Archaeology series, 978-1-78969-479-6. ⟨10.2307/j.ctv2b07trt.15⟩. ⟨hal-02916425⟩
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