Stonemason's chisel or pricking iron

Stone was worked using a range of tools including saws and chisels.  Stone mason's tools have changed very little over the centuries.  Finer shaping and detail was worked by striking chisels like this with a large wooden mallet. 
Object no :
DMMI015a; DMMI015b
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Dimensions :
length (whole) 97mm, width (blade) 24mm, width (shaft) 9 mm
Materials :
metal, iron
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