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FionaDowson
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Channel 4 on demand, Time Team, series 5, episode 3 - interesting snip about how to make a comb from antler

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This article from "Medieval Archaeology vol. 53" looks at Viking bone and antler combs found in Scotland and gives a typology for the various forms:

http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/10247/1/ ... rch_53.pdf

I know of another article looking at English 11th-12th century comb forms if anyone is interested in that era.
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Brother Ranulf wrote:I know of another article looking at English 11th-12th century comb forms if anyone is interested in that era.
I am.

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It's by the same writer and was published by the Finds Research Group some time ago - it covers a much longer period than I remembered (but I have not looked at it for some time):

http://www.kdmdc.co.uk/resources_files/FRG_40_Combs.pdf
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Brother Ranulf wrote:It's by the same writer and was published by the Finds Research Group some time ago - it covers a much longer period than I remembered (but I have not looked at it for some time):

http://www.kdmdc.co.uk/resources_files/FRG_40_Combs.pdf
Thank you! Much appreciated!

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purple peril wrote:This may also be of some interest.
http://www.scribd.com/doc/220044982/Wor ... 1-4#scribd
Brilliant piece of work! Thank you for sharing.

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