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Equipment model; Anchor model; Killick
Scale: Unknown. Model of a half killick from Ceylon, Coromandel Coast and Siam. The shank is constructed from a piece of timber, square in section with a slight taper towards the crown. At the crown pegged on either side, are two upwardly curving arms with flat faces and finishing to a point and further supported by a rattan lashing either side of the shank. The shank has been drilled in two places at right angles to the arms through which pass two wooden rods and an additional four passing outside the shank forming a circular-shaped cage held together by rattan lashings. There are two small oval-shaped stones either side of the shank in the cage forming a type of stock. At the top of the shank is a rope eye passing through a drilled hole for attaching the cable.
Original size: 78 mm x 65 mm x 37 mm
- Image reference: L3675
- National Maritime Museum