Cultural Heritage - Water Mills - Sheetlets
Cultural Heritage - Water Mills - Sheetlets for only GBP £8.18
Milling wheat was the need of genuine use of grain for food, since the creation of the first agricultural communities. In the Neolithic period wheat was milled by hand with the help of two stones, rock bottom was dented and the upper plate round stone. With Greek colonization of the northern coast of the Mediterranean and their influence on the then barbaric civilization of Europe, comes to taking many technological methods, among other things, to the adoption of classic grindstone with two round stone with a handle for manual grinding grain. With this simple, handy way of grinding wheat for personal household use, old civilizations developed grind of greater quantities of grain by means of power for humans or animals, but using both wind and above all the power of water. Water mill is a mill that moves with the power of water. Water mills that were located on rivers were called gloves and the ones that were on the streams were called mills. Water mill doing so the water hits the round wooden Tongue (spoons), and it was then initiated. The wooden wheel spindle turning over the upper millstone in the water mill. Wheat is placed in a basket made of boards. On the stone is “ceketalo” that jumps on the rock cod and ladle on the basket, out of which comes the grain that stone, turning, mill. Flour falls into the crate or “mucnjak”.