Sand shovel (brickmaker)

identifier

EMA wkt000024

morphology

craft

craft

craft

holotype

EMA wkt000024 L=140cm WD=25cm H=6,5cm WT=1900gr
description

Monoxile (willow) shovel with slightly trapezoidal blade and rounded corners, with which the brickmaker scoops the dry river sand into a wheelbarrow. The sand should ensure that the clay does not stick to the wooden tools.

The brickmaker's sand shovel can be distinguished from the mud scupit. [EMABB]