Mould for a manilla

Description
Manillas were cast bronze objects which were used in trade with Africa. The mould on the left was found in excavations of the Birdall foundry in Exeter. It indicates that manillas were made in Exeter for trade with Africa.
Accession Loan No.
41/2005/5/1
Simple Name
mould
Full Name
manilla mould
Collector / Excavator
Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Common Name
mould for a manilla
Material
ceramic
Period Classification
Post Medieval (1500-1750)
Collection Class
Exeter archaeology
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Year High
1625
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Site Name
Albany Road
Family Group

Dimensions
whole length 120 mm; whole W 110 mm; whole H 20 mm
Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:40
Updated At
2020-01-28 11:42:48

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