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Tomolo in Switzerland

The plaque on the structure reads:

Anciennes mesures a grains
Ehemalige Kornmasse
Ancient Grain Measures

The name of the village : Gruyère (FR) - FR stands for Fribourg (Canton de Fribourg)

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The children, who are about ten years old, show the size of the tomolo. The girl to the left is sitting in one of the grain-measuring holes. The tomolo in Gambatesa is much smaller.

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There are hooks embedded in the stone.

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There are stairs at one end of the tomolo.

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Photographs by Angelo Abiuso, 9 July 2013.


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Last revised: 4 August 2014 : 2014-08-04 by Robert [Wesley] Angelo.

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