Handlebar moustache thing

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Handlebar moustache thing

Post by Jellytussle » Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:08 pm

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Found this on wheat stubble with a Deus last week, and am struggling to i.d. it. It looks a bit like the sort of thing you'd have on the end of a pole for opening high windows, but it was found quite near a Roman site, and the patina suggests it could be quite old - anyone got any suggestions?
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Re: Handlebar moustache thing

Post by Allectus » Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:12 pm

Barrel tap valve handle.

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Re: Handlebar moustache thing

Post by Jellytussle » Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:16 pm

Spot on, as usual - there's an identical one here https://finds.org.uk/database/artefacts ... /id/724210

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