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.
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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