Two Pillars And Group Of Mortar Wheels Outside Zanana Enclosure

Two Pillars And Group Of Mortar Wheels Outside Zanana Enclosure

BRIEF HISTORY:These pillars essentially formed the vertical support of grinding stones and are erected parallel to each other with a square base and a fluted body culminating in rectangular apex. These pillars have holes each, equidistant and parallel to each other.

Mortar Wheels: These are of two types. Those of the first type are roughly circular and have a worn out or eroded surface with thin grooves in the Iorrn of concentric circles. around a small square groove at the centre. Those of the second type are roughly rectangular and have a worn out surface with similar grooves around a hole (about 15 cm in diameter) in the centre.