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Scratch Pens

A roman scratch pen consisting of a short rounded wooden handle and an iron nib wrapped around. These have been copied from pens that have been found at various roman sites around Europe.

£2

Writing Tablet

A small folded wooden tablet with a leather tie to keep together. This was used to pass messages and to send letters home, made famous by the findings at Vindolanda. Approx folded size 10x10cm

£2

Pen and Tablet

A roman scratch pen consisting of a short rounded wooden handle and an iron nib wrapped around. These have been copied from pens that have been found at various roman sites around Europe. A plain sheet wooden tablet. This was used to pass messages and to send letters home, made famous by the findings at Vindolanda. Pen Approx length 12.5cm Tablet approx size 7.5x14cm

£3

Wooden Phallus

A wooden phallus, this was used in everyday life as a symbol of good luck and to ward off evil spirits. This has been made so that you can hang it around your neck if desired. Approx length 5.5cm

£4

Good Luck Kit

Good luck kits are made up of a small bone phallus, this was used in everyday life as a symbol of good luck and to ward off evil spirits and a small piece of tigers eye gemstone which was also believed to bring good luck in battle. Sizes may vary

£2

Small Sewing Kit

A wooden cylindrical container with a crafted end stop used to store needles and thread. Length 7.5cm

£10

Large Sewing Kit

A wooden cylindrical container with a crafted end stop used to store needles and thread. Length 13cm

£10

Personal Hygiene Kit

These are three brass implements that were carried on a persons belt to maintain personal hygiene. These include a pair of tweezers for plucking hair, a nail scraper to remove dirt from underneath your nails and an ear wax remover and come altogether on a piece of leather. These have been found in many sites around Britain and Europe. Approx length 6cm

£11

Roman Comb and Pouch

A double sided comb with two different sized teeth at either end. These come with a leather pouch custom made for each comb for an exact fit. This type of comb was found and can be seen at Vindolanda Roman fort. Approx size 6cmx7.3cm

£10

Viking Comb and Pouch

This is a one sided comb with brass plates fitted to the handle for added durability. These come with a leather pouch custom made for each comb for an exact fit. Approx size 9cmx4.3cm

£12

Razor and Pouch

This is a personal razor blade with a bone griping handle that has been riveted together with handmade copper rivets. These come with a leather pouch custom made for each razor for an exact fit. Approx size 6cmx4.5cm

£15

Bum Sponge

First century toilet roll!! These were used by many for wiping their bottom. They were a communal item that many people used within the latrine and once used would be placed into a pot of vinegar ready for the next person. Comprises of a sponge tied to a stick with a piece of leather. Approx size 43cm long

£2

Thumb Shot

Handmade lead shot in the shape of a thumb. These were used as ammunition for the slingshot. These were found at Arbeia Roman fort. Skulls and helmets have also been found with these embedded within them. Approx 3cm

£1

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