Mortar and pestle

Mortar and pestle Mortar and pestle

Discovered in the Escombreras site, this simple but complete mortar, from the 2nd century BCE, is made of common ceramic clay and has a fairly flat grinding surface and a flared, moulded rim. Its sides are thick and convex, decorated on the outside with fingerprints. The base is ring-shaped.Salto de línea The pestle, which is also preserved, is made of marble and shows clear evidence of wear by use. Salto de línea