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Hunger Stones: “If You See Me, Weep”

Carved stone in a river

PortandTerminal.com, September 27, 2020 If water levels dipped low enough to reveal an old carving, it would signal to locals that dry, hungry times – similar to the date marked on the stone – were coming HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – A hunger stone (German: Hungerstein) is a type of hydrological landmark common in Central Europe. Put simply, they are warnings engraved on rocks in waterways …

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