Refreshments will be available in the Istabraq Bar and Centaur Viewing Gallery.
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Super colour with no losses, some minor ash burn around the bowl to evidence usage in the past as intended.
The picture on the left is a coffee bean or other seed / bean drying machine that would probably date from the later part of the 19th century.
The idea was that the beans were cooled in a device like this to prevent them from overcooking after the roasting process.
The shapes of these boxes was not limited to simple rectangles.