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Replica of an Anglo-Saxon bandage, England
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Replica of an Anglo-Saxon bandage, England
Description
This is a copy of an original curved copper bandage that was found around the arm of an Anglo-Saxon skeleton, discovered in a cemetery during an archaeological dig. Dating from 500-1000 CE, the original is now at Reading Museum. Beneath the thin copper layer the remains of plant material were found. It is believed that these were medicinal plants applied to a wound in an attempt to heal an injury. maker: Unknown maker Place made: England, United Kingdom
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Image and original data from Wellcome Collection
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