MACE PRESS SYSTEM for olive oil.
Olives spread on some concave
stones or introduced in sacks were beat with bronze maces,
the must was collected in a stone and was leaved there to decant
separating olive oil from the rest of the muerca.
System used in the north of Africa. Had few expansion for the majority of the Mediterranean civilizations. The scantiest technology make us to think that it was used by tribes or in rural zones mentally handicapped. Its antiquity goes back to the Roman civilization first years.
Mace press system was mainly used in the north of Africa for do olive oil.