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A parrel of oak which was used to help hold the yard to the mast and aid with lowering and raising the sail. Used on a medium sized ship. From Wood Quay excavations.

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Breasthook from the bow of a boat or ship from excavations in Fishamble Street in Dublin. Dated between the tenth and twelfth century.

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Various drawings of Viking ships, including one with a small figure in the rigging, from Viking Age Dublin.

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Leather shoes and shoe sole from Fishamble Street, Dublin. E190: 7366; E:190: 422; E190: 419

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Leatherworking tools from Fishamble Street and High Street, Dublin, including a leather scorer, cutter, iron punch and iron awl with antler handle.

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Walrus ivory plaque with beast motif, of Anglo-Saxon origin. Found in Fishamble Street, Dublin. E190: 7211

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Iron fish-hook from St John's Lane (E173: 398) and Billhook from Winetavern Street (E81: 1864)

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Pair of silvered spurs from Fishamble Street. Spurs were probably introduced to Ireland by the Vikings, and the examples from Dublin are the earliest surviving spurs from the country. E190:2156
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