National Geographic : 1940 Mar
Photograph by Maynard Owen Williams A THREE-CYLINDER MILL RHYTHMICALLY HULLS WHEAT NEAR BOGAZKOY, CAPITALOF THE ANCIENT HITTITES Standing around a hollowed-out stone, women swing wooden pistons with swift strokes. So exact is their timingthat asix-woman-power mill issometimes seen. The wheat when hulled, soaked, and cooked becomes burgul, a coarse dish similar to porridge. Itiseaten with sour milk curds.