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Reference database

This is a choice of publications concerned with worked bones.

Media Details

Creation Date: 02.06.2008
last modified: 03.06.2009
Media Type:
Monograph
Author:
Ambrosiani, Kristina
Year:
1981
Title:
Viking Age combs, Comb Making and Comb Makers in the Light of Finds from Birka and Ribe
Volume:
2
Printing Place:
Stockholm

Keywords

Time Period:
1000 - 1500 AD, 500 - 1000 AD
European timeline:
Middle Ages
Super Region:
Europe
Class of Artefact:
comb, gaming piece, handle, ice skate / sledge runner, personal item, pin, tool, working waste
Theme:
experimentation, material culture, social identity, technical style, technology, typology
Assemblage Type:
town
Material:
antler, bone, horn
Miscellaneous:
worked bone
Taxon – domestic animals:
cattle, sheep / goat
Taxon – wild animals:
Cervidae
Taphonomy:
tool marks

Further Information

Location & Signature:
Knochenarbeit
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