Flat pickaxe

identifier

ID 484
morphology

craft

holotype

MOT V Dv 0117 L=62cm WD=25cm WT=1530gr
holotype

MOT V 91.0700 L=68cm WD=32,5cm WT=1200gr. Inscription: 1747

holotype

MOT V 2012.0559 L=60cm WD=45cm WT=2150gr

alias

doublepick (syn.)
description

When heavy blocks of coal are loosened, the miner cuts two vertical and one horizontal slots at the bottom with his pickaxe.

The flat pickaxe is a short straight flat pick with a sharp point at both ends and a wooden or metal handle up to 180 cm long. (1)

See also pickaxe. [MOT]

(1) Eg. HABETS: 11.

MOT V 91.0700

MOT V 2012.0559