This has been identified as part of a frame saw.  Burnt in antiquity, it has been neatly stylised with a few deft strokes of a tool such that you can recognise the outline of a horse.

Digging up memories and making connections

‘Archaeological finds are often only fragmentary parts of the original object’.  Dr Rob Sands from University College Dublin describes the detective work he undertook to identify this wooden object and its probable life history.

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