Avacal LoI dated 2023-05-30

We received 1 submission and would like to thank Lilie Dubh inghean ui Mordha, Drystan ap Ercwlff, Arwyn of Leicester, Michael Gerard Curtememoire, and Michael Gerard Curtememoire for their commentary.

1: Yri Beinsmiðr - New Device (KLoI)

OSCAR finds the name on the Avacal LoI of April 28, 2023 as submitted.

Argent, a stag's head cabossed, between the attires a comb all within a bordure gules charged with an orle of ring-and-dot augers argent.


IMAGE #1: Nemanja Marković. "Antler workshop in Caričin Grad (Justiniana Prima): Reconstruction of the Technological Process". Close to the Bone: Current Studies in Bone Technologies. Ed. Selena Vitezović. Belgrade. 2016. https://www.researchgate.net/figure/Tools-for-decoratio...

"Two iron tools which were used to produce the ring-and-dot decorative motif... have been dated (on the basis of associated coin finds) to the second half of sixth century AD."

Mhairi Maxwell Adrian Evans & Howell Edwards. "MatterReality: The Use of Scientific Method for Interpreting the Materialities of an Iron Age Antler Drum". https://www.academia.edu/download/25509068/Maxwell_...

IMAGE #2, modern reconstruction: https://halldorviking.wordpress.com/2014/03/20/basic-bone-work...

IMAGE #3, modern reconstruction: https://www.alamy.com/viking-norse-anglo-saxon-a...

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Avacal College of Heralds

OSCAR counts 1 New Device. This item is chargeable, Laurel should receive $4 for it. There is only one item submitted on this letter.