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Early Medieval (400AD - 1099AD)

Stidriggs Hoard

Socketed gouge from the Stidriggs Hoard

Period:
Early Medieval
Description:

Gouges and chisels were used to make linear cuts in wood.  This large gouge may have been used with a straight handle or a T-shaped chest brace.

Materials/Media:
Iron
Dimensions:
(overall) length 222mm, (blade) width 27mm
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1989.2.8
Digital Number:
DMMA001p
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council