West Yorkshire Archaeology Advisory Service - The Romans in West Yorkshire
These drawings show the top of and a section through an iron mason's pick head found during excavations at Dalton Parlours. As with a modern pickaxe, a wooden shaft would have been inserted through the hole in the centre of the metal head and wedged in place.
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