York, 16-22 Coppergate
Candleholders

The tip of the shank was driven into a wooden post or beam and a candle was then wedged between the arms which in both cases have looped terminals.

1.(right) 12th- 13th century
Dimensions: Arms:L.57 and 47, W.20, T.7mm

2. (left) early 12th century
Dimensions: L.96, W.23, T.7mm

Bibliography :
Ottaway, P. and Rogers, N.S.H., 2002. Craft, Industry and Everyday Life : Finds from Medieval York, The Archaeology of York 17/15
Location and accession details
:
York Archaeological Trust 1976-81.7, 1. sf1840 2. sf5772

(Photo: S. I. Hill © York Archaeological Trust)

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