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Clasp knife

This type of knife is called a clasp knife with a blade which folds into the handle for safety. The design shows a common Roman motif of a dog chasing...

Knife blade

This knife blade was found on the site of the town baths in Exeter....

Faunal bone offcut

A piece of worked animal bone from a small-scale bone-working workshop. This object is thought to be waste from the manufacture of bone knife handles and has been published....

Jug fragment

This hand-made jug is decorated with an applied knife-slashed strip and is an example of Ham Green ware. It was found in a pit group in Goldsmith Street....

Knife handle

This silver knife handle was one of several items discovered under the floorboards of an ancient house in Exeter. It would have been an expensive item and was probably a...

Panther knife handle

This jet knife handle is carved to show the head, neck and mane of an animal, probably a panther or tiger. In Britain jet only occurs around Whitby in North...

Knife sheath

Small knives and daggers were needed for many everyday tasks, and people often wore them hanging from their belt. This leather sheath is a protective cover for a knife, protecting...

Plano convex knife

This tool was originally leaf-shaped and has been very carefully made. Although it was found in Exeter it was probably brought there at a later date, in gravels used for...

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