Finds

stone jetton mould

Stone jetton mould.

leather scraps

Leather scraps from shoe production.

bone whistle

Bone whistle

Saponified animal fat

Saponified animal fat. Saponification is the process of creating soap and the production of glycerine and soap is what happens when animal fats or vegetable oils are mixed with a strong alkali.

four stone ‘balls’

Stone ‘balls’. The stones have been deliberately shaped into spheres or balls but it isn’t clear what their function was or how old they are.

Spindle Whorl two views

Spindle whorl made with animal bone.

green pottery horn

Aquamanile fragment. This green glazed medieval ‘curl’ is likely to represent a ram’s horn from a zoomorphic vessel - aquamanile. The vessel was designed to pour liquids, often for hand washing.

face pot two views

Pottery fragment from an unusual medieval bridge-spouted jug. It dates to the later 13th or early 14th centuries, and was probably intended to depict a dragon or other mythological creature.

pottery lamp

Small pottery lamp, dates to the later 14th-16th century. The fuel for the lamp was probably animal fat, used with a wick.

Worked bone piece used for button production, with the circular removals taken to produce individual buttons.

Worked bone piece used for button production, with the circular removals taken to produce individual buttons.

Mid to late 19th century English stoneware bottle from Morgan and Francis of Carmarthen (possibly ginger beer bottle)

Mid to late 19th century English stoneware bottle from Morgan and Francis of Carmarthen (possibly ginger beer bottle).

This face forms the spout of a wheel-thrown jug made of Bristol Glazed ware. This type of pottery was made on several sites in the city, including at Redcliffe, from the mid 13th to late 15th centuries.

This face forms the spout of a wheel-thrown jug made of Bristol Glazed ware. This type of pottery was made on several sites in the city, including at Redcliffe, from the mid 13th to late 15th centuries.

Leather shoe sole

Leather shoe sole

Chafing dish

Chafing dish

Chafing dish

Lead alloy token, mimicking English coinage styles

mineralised poo

Mineralised poo, once analysed, this mineralised poo will be able to tell us what the residents ate, and how they prepared their food.

Lead weights

Lead weights.

Annular brooch or buckle dating to the medieval period. The object can be categorised as a brooch if the frame has a constriction for the pin, if no constriction is apparent then it is a buckle.

Annular brooch or buckle dating to the medieval period. The object can be categorised as a brooch if the frame has a constriction for the pin, if no constriction is apparent then it is a buckle.

Pottery object

Pottery object.

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