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Building Fragment

This fragment of wood is from St Sepulchre's Priory, Warwick. The priory was established in 1124.

Building Fragment

This fragment of brick is from Lord Leicester's Hospital, Warwick. The Earl of Leicester founded the hospital in 1571, after taking over the combined guilds of Holy Trinity and St George. This was built ...

Bullet Mould

This bullet mould is made of lead, with five holes for casting bullets. The date 1744, engraved on two sides of the mould, is probably the year that it was produced. The bullet mould was found in 1899 ...

Butter Pot

A very early example of an earthenware butter pot from Finsbury. It is a narrow vessel almost straight from base to rim. The pot is of a red-brown colour with a yellow-green glaze on the rim and interior. ...


A Roman dish excavated from London Wall in 1910. An open bowl on a short pedestal foot, made of burnished black fabric.

Drain Pipe

This drain pipe is thought to be Roman. It is made of fired orange clay, and was excavated at Lillington. The pipe tapers at one end, and so it may have formed part of a down-pipe from a roof.

Feeding Pot

A Roman tetina feeding pot (also possibly used as a lamp filler) excavated at Smithfield, London. The pot has a globular body with a narrow lipped neck and a small spout on the shoulder of the vessel....


Two earthenware glazed skillet handles and one earthenware glazed jug handle which are from Manor Pit, Highland Road, Lillington. They were excavated from near the surface of a sand and gravel pit and ...


An inkwell from Newgate dating from the Fifteenth Century. The inkwell is made of red clay and has a green-black glaze. It has a globular body with the neck and foot of almost equal height.


A Delft (tin-glazed earthenware) ointment jar from London Wall. It has a grey-brown glaze with raised ribs around the body of the open jar.


A jug from Thames Street, London. An earthenware grey jug or pitcher with a speckled black-green glaze on the neck, handle and upper third of body, c.1400-1499.


A Medieval surrey jug from Threadneedle Street, London. The sand coloured jug is a straight taper shape. There is a speckled green glaze on the lower half of the neck and top portion of the body.


An earthenware jug from Thames Street, London. The jug has an oval body with only a slight curve from base to neck, the neck is almost vertical. The jug is sandy brown with a green glaze on the neck, ...


A Roman jug or pitcher. It is spherical in shape with a small spout and one handle. It is made of a grey-pink coloured fabric and there are turned wheel marks around the body.


A Romano-British iron key, from Coventry, with a heart shaped head.


A Bronze Age, bronze rapier knife. It is long with a rounded point.


A Roman lamp excavated from Austin Friars, London, in 1911. The lamp is a drop shape with a hole at the top and a spout. It is made of beige clay with micaceous specs. There are traces of gilding and ...

Model Clay Tablet

These are two moulded plaster models of broken clay tablets. They bear a copy of an ancient foreign script.