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Spindle whorl

Spindle whorls were part of a tool for spinning wool into thread and are found on archaeological sites from prehistory until the recent past. This Iron Age spindle whorl is...

Pattern block

This is a wooden pattern which was used to make a sand mould to cast iron machinery parts. It was used at Bodley's iron foundry in Exeter....

Spindle whorl

Spindle whorls were part of a tool for spinning wool into thread and are found on archaeological sites from prehistory until the recent past. This Iron Age spindle whorl is...

Pyrite

Iron sulphide nodule donated by HG Fothergill....

Knife and sheath

The typical weapon formerly carried by Shona men. This example (called batakwa) is very worn from care and repeated polishing. The blade is probably made from locally-smelted iron. Collected...

Faunal bone assemblage

Three fragments of animal bone collected during a development-led project in the historic town of Buckfastleigh. They have not been studied or published....

Pair of pattens (protective overshoes)

The clink and clatter of iron patten rings on a cobbled surface - a familiar sound in Devon farmyards. Pattens are overshoes, worn to keep the feet and expensive shoe...

Spear

A broad arrow-shaped iron spear. Length 975mm....