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Registered Find Basics


    • This nearly complete Romano-British weaving comb with a length of 12.19cm was made out of an antler. Probably deposited sometime after 70AD as part of a Romano-British cave cult, the comb was found at the back of Victoria Cave together with, among other things, several spindle whorls. Accessioned in the T Lord Collection.
      • Johanna Ungemach
    • 19-8-2016
    • “(L. 12.19 cm) ?Antler. Nearly complete with three unbroken and eleven broken teeth at base of rather irregular tapering, concavo-convex handle with rectangular butt. Well-polished, especially on left edge but badly scratched. Complete teeth with shallow cross cuts or wear grooves.”
      • Hugh Fiske
    • 28-8-2016

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  • Context: UTU_3001
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    • Chamber A in Victoria Cave
    • Hugh Fiske
    • 17-8-2016