3D model of a round smooth stone that may have had medical uses. During the Catholic period in Iceland there were books discussing the healing power of stones. Brices were used to prevent conception and to cause a miscarriage. Carnelian stones stopped bleeding and anger. Crystallus stones were mixed with honey to increase breast milk production in women. These stones have obviously been handled a lot and some have been marked. Physical object found at National Museum of Iceland. item nr: 2011-36-1136. Found 3/8/2011 by Nico and Oskar https://sarpur.is/Adfang.aspx?AdfangID=786451
Part of the Skriðuklaustur Monastery 1550 reconstruction.
Digitisation by Open Virtual Worlds, a research team within the School of Computer Science, University of St Andrews, in cooperation with the Gunnar Gunnarsson Institute at Skriðuklaustur and the National Museum of Iceland. 3D digitisation was done by Catherine Cassidy and Iain Oliver with archaeological assistance provided by Skúli Gunnarsson.
Funded by the EU Norther