Ball

Description
This ball was probably used for the game bowls, and is similar to a bowling ball from medieval York. It was excavated from a rubbish pit in Exeter, but it is not known if it was intentionally thrown away or accidentally lost!
Accession Loan No.
300/1988/W65
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Common Name
ball
Simple Name
ball (game)
Full Name
bowling ball
Dimensions
whole circumference 100 mm
Period Classification
Medieval (1200-1500); Post Medieval (1500-1750)
Production Year Low
1400
Production Year High
1599
Family Group

Material
wood
Collector / Excavator
Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit
Collection Site Name
Trichay Street
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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