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nose of counter, and a pair of slanting lines scored from each end of ridge to edge. Cf. Ser. iv. PI. LIII, T. xviii. iii. 003. I4" X (gr. width) I" x (gr. thickness) h".
T. xuv. b. 038. Wooden shuttle (?), with bark on, cut off sq. each end. Towards one end surface shaved down so
as to make a shallow notch running round stick A" from end. Hole pierced through centre of stick from end to end, for spindle (?), and whole of one side cut away for length of 3" in middle, exposing this hole as a hollow channel. Probably never used. Length 5", diam.
OBJECTS EXCAVATED OR FOUND AT WATCH-STATION T. XLIV. C
T. XLIV. c. Os. Wooden fire-stick, female', one long edge broken, the other with seven holes about -" apart (centre to centre) drilled at extreme edge. A 2}" square sunk portion cut out at one corner, in which is small hole containing wooden dowel. Surfaces adze-cut. Pink stain on edge at holes. Cf. Joyce, in Man, xi. 3, 24 ; Ser. i. pp.
233 sq. 91" x 5" X I}"•
T. XLIV. c. 03, 05. Bronze arrowheads, as Ser. iv. Pl. LIII, T. xiv. a. 007. One broken at point. r}" x I". Pl. XLVII.
T. XLIV. c. 04, 07. Frs. of bronze sheet. Larger IN"
OBJECTS EXCAVATED AT WATCH-TOWER T. XLIV. D
T. XLIV. d. oi. Frs. of silk, three ; dark grey, finely woven. Largest, sewn into tubular form ; very ragged.
I2" X 19"
T. XLIV. d. 02. Bronze arrowhead, as Ser. iv. Pl. LIII, T. XII. a. i. 005. Slight depressions on two faces, prob.
faults in casting. r}" x 1s". Pl. XLVII.
T. XLIV. d. 016. Iron gouge, made of rod ; one end curled upon itself to form loop ; other flattened chisel shape and depressed in slight curve. Rusted. Length 31", thickness c. }". PI. XLVII.
OBJECTS FOUND AT HERDSMEN'S STATION, T. XLIV. E
T. XLIV. e. os. Fr. of pottery ; from rim and wall of bowl. Buff body, unglazed. Rim carefully smoothed.
z} x2 " X
T. XLIV. e. 02. Fr. of pottery ; from wall of bowl. Fine buff body ; partly glazed pale buff inside. 2}" x I}"
T. XLIV. e. 03. Fr. of pottery ; from wall of vessel. Well-washed buff body, glazed dark brown on outside. Faintly ribbed horizontally outside. 2}" x Ii" x }".
T. XLIV. e. 04. Fr. of pottery ; from rim and wall of bowl. Grey-buff body, glazed all over dark greenish-brown. II"xIi"x}"
OBJECTS EXCAVATED AT WATCH-TOWERS T. XLVI. B, c
T. XLVI. b. oi. Wooden stick, sq. in section, roughly pointed at one end, broken at other. 41" x }" sq.
T. XLVI. b. 02. Wooden stick ; bark removed except at one end, which is roughly cut down ; other end broken. Length 9", thickness $".
T. XLVI. b. o3. Fr. of pottery, coarse ; grey surface, red inside, ` mat-marked ' on outside. Gr. M. 3}", thickness 153;.
T. XLVI. c. os. Stone (?) disc, with hole drilled through centre. Diam. I }" x }".
T. XLVI. c. 02. Fr. of pottery ; from wall of vessel. Inner surface buff, wiped smooth, with remains of buff glaze. 2 }" x i }" x A".
T. XLVI. c. 05. Bronze arrowhead, of type L.J. or. Good condition. Length r}", gr. width }".
OBJECTS EXCAVATED AT
T. XLVI. h. oI. Wooden comb, with arched back, fine teeth. Broken in two. H. 2196.", width 21".
T. XLVI. h. 02. Canvas, closely twisted in form of two-ply rope burnt at one end. Perhaps used as torch. 9" x Pl. XLVI.
T. XLVI. h. 03. Fr. of grass matting. Stalks laid side by side, and bound together at intervals of i}" with string like ` chick ' ; cf. T. xxüi. f. 04. I4" x 8". PI. XLVII.
T. XLVI. h. 04. Iron knife ; slightly curved blade, end cut in straight oblique line from back to edge forming point ; short handle or tang with edges doubled over. Edge on concave side of curve. 7}" x i". Pl. XLVII.
WATCH-TOWER T. XLVI. H
T. XLVI. h. o5. Leather washer with large hole. Diam. I "
T. XLVI. h. o6. Lacquered wooden disc, flat one side, convex at other, with simply moulded edge, and hole drilled through centre ; coated with red-brown lacquer direct on the wood. Diam. 5" x }". Pl. XLVI.
T. XLVI. h. 07. Wooden peg ; round, smoothly rounded at one end ; other end broken and chamfered as though for splicing at sides. Raised annular rib-like cane joint near centre. I-Iole drilled lengthwise, plugged at rounded end. 21" x }".