York, 16-22 Coppergate
Early 13th

A lathe-turned spindle which tapers towards both ends, one end has an incised slit 10mm from tip, the other end is broken. Near the centre are three pairs of decorative grooves. Wood from a Rosaceae species.
Dimensions: L.172, D.10mm

Bibliography :
Morris, C.A., 2000. Craft, Industry and Everyday Life: Wood and Woodworking in Anglo-Scandinavian and Medieval York, The Archaeology of York 17/13, 2332-3, 6649
Location and accession details
York Archaeological Trust 1976-81.7, sf3702

(Photo: S. I. Hill © York Archaeological Trust)

Previous photo  Back to index  Next photo