Monday, January 02, 2012

Grinding stone (?) from western PA

Reader Kathy Y. writes:
My grandmother gave to me the large rock in the picture. It came out of fayette county pa.


pwax said...

Not sure this is for corn grinding, since it is not smooth on the interior. Also not sure why there is fresh clay around the edges.

Slider said...

Soapstone? Cooking?

Anonymous said...

It looks like a basin to catch run-off from a spring or perhaps a roof gutter. Note the grove to one side.