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Shakespeare Connected - Shakespeare’s New Place: Artefacts and Inhabitants

Bone Button Waste (15th to 17th century) (Context 2011, Season 1)

Bone strip with six drilled perforations. Waste from the production of bone buttons or counters, which had a multitude of uses. Similar examples are known from Norwich (1400-1600) and Beeston Castle Cheshire (mid 17th-century).


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