Silbaat | Grinding stone


Category: Vastu
Location: Bhalsi, Panipat, Haryana
Cultural region: Khadar
Materials: Stone
Stone craft technique: Carving, Dressing
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

Grinding stones are made in different shapes and sizes. The baat of this grinding stone was semicircular in form. It provided a comfortable grip while holding it during the process of grinding. The rectangular sil was smaller in size compared to other examples and was bought from the local market.

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