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a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed

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The conservation of grain and the fortified granaries from the Maghreb to central Europe.
In this paper I compare the results of two inquiries; one primarily archaeological and concerned with the medieval use of irrigation and granaries in the hinterland of Murcia, Islamic Andalucia; and the other primarily ethnographical, conducted in the Marghane/Awnil area of Morocco which throws light on the function of the fortified granary and its role in society.
Spread over three sites, one of the Granaries dates back to 1914.
The granaries are built in such a way that insects and rodents cannot enter.
The archaeologists though hope to find more granaries as only one fourth of the site has been excavated yet.
New Delhi, March 5 (ANI): As Punjab reaps a bumper crop and granaries overflow, chief minister of the state Prakash Singh Badal on Wednesday met central Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar pleading state's lack of resources to store the piling foodgrain stocks.
Some granaries had a cat flap and others had a recess inside which served as a dog kennel, just incase the cunning rats did find their way in.
1] near the Dead Sea in Jordan have uncovered remnants of four sophisticated granaries built between 11,300 and 11,175 years ago, about a millennium before domesticated plants were known to have been cultivated there, say Ian Kuijt of the University of Notre Dame in Indiana and Bill Finlayson of the Council for British Research in the Levant in Amman, Jordan.
The granaries were situated between oval-shaped buildings where the researchers found stone tools for grinding wild plants.
Washington, June 23 (ANI): A new study has determined that it apparently took a long time to get the Agricultural Revolution off the ground, with discoveries at a Jordan site indicating that ancient granaries, more than 11,000 years old, preceded the advent of modern agriculture.
Excavations at Dhra' near the Dead Sea in Jordan have uncovered remnants of four sophisticated granaries built between 11,300 and 11,175 years ago, about a millennium before domesticated plants were known to have been cultivated there.
Large granaries are maintained by groups of woodpeckers that share in maintenance and consumption of stored acorns (Wong 1989).
We searched the oakpine forest for granaries during December and January where the greatest woodpecker activity occurred.
Excavations at Vindolanda are revealing two massive granaries whose quality even outshone the nearby commanding officer's quarters.
The masonry of these granaries is far superior to that of the nearby commanding officer's residence, and although some of the walls have suffered from stone robbing, others are standing to a height of around 5ft," said director of excavations Andrew Birley.