This is an ancient olive press. Olives, olive trees, and olive oil were very important to people during Biblical times. They were used literally and figuratively. More on this later....
very cool!! I love it. Where was this photo taken?
Indeed, a picture can tell a thousand things. Did you take this picture?
I love using olive oil to cook with....it's about all we use anymore.
That is neat, thank you for the explanation. Happy WW and have a terrific week ahead!
Charming simplicity. I like it.
interesting!thanks for sharing.
Very interesting. We grow olives on our college Campus.You have just given me an idea for a WW. I should get a picture of our Olive groves.
Thank goodness for your explanation, it looks quite scary without it!
I knew olives and their products were important in Biblicial times.This is a very impressive press.Thanks for sharing your pic and a little history!Happy WW!
What a beautiful picture.
Such a great glimpse into the past.Happy WW
Since my husband's heart surgery, we're olive oil converts. Interesting picture. Happy WW.
Great picture! Thanks for the explanation and history!
A beautiful photo. I love the texture on the stone... and the colors.
Wow, I never would have guessed. It looks like something else entirely.
Thanks for the information that is so cool. Great picture.Smiles and Blessings,Angel Mama ():)
Thanks for the pic and information!!! Good to know!
Thanks for telling us what this was, because I would have never been able to guess. Great addition for WW. :)
Oh wow! I kind of guessed what this was! I am "olivetreesoaps.com" so this is just fabulously interesting to me!!!So simple and beautiful. Thank you for sharing!!!
Nice photo! Happy WW!
Olive oil is the serum of life! :-)Amazing picture! Where was it taken?Happy WW! :-) Isabelle aka Tricotinehttp://tricotine.typepad.com
How fascinating! I'd love to see it in use, and I love olive oil, too.
We love EVOO too! Thanks for sharing.Happy WW!
How very interesting! Where did you take this photo?
Nice picture. I thought maybe it was for grinding flour. Wouldn't it be nice to be able to press your own olive oil?
What an interesting photograph. I enjoy seeing "rustic" things like that.
Great picture. Love that it's in the form of a cross.
beautiful photo. thanks for the explanation :)Happy WW!
thx for sharing.
I think this was rather advanced for its time.Excellent photo
Oh, do I ever "Got Bible!" Work, Play, Study,even eat--every part of the day. I'll bookmark your blog, just for more Bible in my day.
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