Fire Starting Block card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Fire Starting Block


Currently not on display


Wooden tinder block with six drilled holes and charred by fire. The object would have been used with a bow drill and tinder to light fires. Marked in ink by the excavator with the number of the tomb, 755. On the top is stuck a rectangular sticker with the number 476 (Institute of Archaeology collection number). CONDITION NOTE (1998): Dry and splitting in places, surface dirt, adhesive on surface, label adhered to surface.