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Olive Press Stone


Mark Cartwright
published on 20 August 2018
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A stone from an olive press used to collect the oil from the pressed olives and pour it into a waiting receptacle. 6th-2nd century BCE, Saint Blaise, France.

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at WHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2018, August 20). Olive Press Stone. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Olive Press Stone." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 20, 2018.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Olive Press Stone." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 20 Aug 2018. Web. 08 May 2021.