???

identifier

MOT V 2008.0419

morphology

craft

holotype

MOT V 2008.0419 L=22cm WD=3cm WT=222gr
description

This mason's tool is an elongated wedge-shaped iron with a sharp edge that the mason uses to cut bricks to size by hitting it with brick hammer.

Often the man clamps the stone between his knees (1).

The tool is very similar to the farrier's toe knife. [MOT]