Grimbosq (Calvados)
The castle motte

Hair removing tweezers

11th century

Hair removing tweezers in cuprous alloy covered in a decoration of points. As with the other items associated with make-up and appearance found on the site, this is evidence of certain standard of living.

Dimensions of the object
L. 51 mm ; l.  5 mm maxi.

- Decaëns, J, La Motte d'Olivet à Grimbosq (Calvados), résidence seigneuriale du XIe s. - Archéologie médiévale, XI, 1981, p. 167-201

Musée de Normandie, Caen, Calvados
D. 85 6 140, Dépôt D.R.A.C. de Basse-Normandie