"Each part of the world recapitulates, shares in and experiences the history of the world as a whole"
Fernand Braudel

Andalusian Impulse Grinding Wheel

datation
First half of 13th Century
provenance
Tbd
area
period
themes

This grinding wheel is situated over a wooden wheel, the wheat is introduced by way of a central opening and there is a small opening through which a cutting implement is introduced. The base of the grinding wheel contains a small opening - 'lavijero'- that provides the impulses that move the wheel.

see also