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Strigils were used in the bathing process. This one is unusual as it is made from iron rather than copper alloy....

Buckle fragment

This buckle is made from animal bone and probably had a pin and hinge made from copper alloy. It was found in Exeter and dates from the last years of...

Mould for making an ampulla

This medieval mould is one of a pair in which to cast a barrel-shaped ampulla in lead or copper alloy. An ampulla was a small bottle in which pilgrims could...

Mould for a manilla

Like cowries, manillas were used as currency to buy enslaved people. They were made of copper alloy cast in moulds. Thousands were manufactured in many European cities, including Exeter where...

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