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Early Medieval (400AD - 1099AD)

Craft, industry and trade

Wooden Frame Saw, Whithorn

Period:
Early Medieval
Description:

Side handle from a small bow saw, made of yew. This handle was found close to a Norse antler-working workshop where there was a lot of evidence of saw marks on antler being prepared for use as combs, handles and gaming pieces.

Materials/Media:
Wood, yew