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Thimble of Elizabeth Hilson

This thimble is made from a piece of folded silver and originally had a domed top to protect the wearer’s finger during sewing. It is beautifully decorated with punched and...

Rouen jug fragment

The Rouen jug sherd was found in Mr Knott’s House on South Street. The jug was thrown as a single piece and the spout was inserted through the body. It...

Posy ring

For hundreds of years gold rings with inscriptions were given as tokens of love. The inscription on this ring reads ‘In god aboue wee ioyne our love’ (in God above...

Faunal bone assemblage

A small assemblage of post-medieval animal bone and shell, and includes a large proportion of horn cores. The assemblage was collected during a rescue excavation at Shooting Marsh Stile, an...

Tenterhook

These tenterhooks from Exeter were L-shaped staples placed at regular intervals on a rectangular wooden tenter frame. When cloth emerged from the fulling process it was stretched on these hooks,...

Tenterhook

These tenterhooks from Exeter were L-shaped staples placed at regular intervals on a rectangular wooden tenter frame. When cloth emerged from the fulling process it was stretched on these hooks,...

Cauldron mould

This is a fragment of clay mould used to cast a cauldron. It was discovered with thousands of other fragments during archaeological excavations on the site of the Birdall foundry...

Cauldron mould

This is a fragment of clay mould used to cast a cauldron. It was discovered with thousands of other fragments during archaeological excavations on the site of the Birdall foundry...

Cauldron mould

This is a fragment of clay mould used to cast a cauldron. It was discovered with thousands of other fragments during archaeological excavations on the site of the Birdall foundry...

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