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Local District Museum of Cervera

Wheat measure

<p><em>Mig quart&agrave;</em> (=1,915 kg), a wheat measure.</p>

Mig quartà (=1,915 kg), a wheat measure.

This implement was used to measure quantities. They had a different valve and diverse nomenclature, according to the goods measured: solid, for wheat - the measure shown - or liquid, for oil or wine. What they did have in common was the equivalence of the quartans.

The museum exhibits an excellent and diverse selection of measures, for wheat as well as for oil.

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