The manorial residence
of Rubercy (Calvados)

Tools in bone

12th century

Two carved objects in bone. The first whose use is unknown is in the shape of a semicircular rod with signs of carving on the edges.
The second is a fragment of a knife handle in bone, the base of which would probably have been riveted to the tang of a knife. Vestiges of a rivet hole can be found on the break of the object.

Dimensions of the object
D 87 1 011 : L. 88 mm ; l. 10 mm
D 87 1 073 : L 47 mm ; l. 9 mm

- Lorren C, Le Château de Rubercy (Calvados) : étude de la demeure principale (c. 1150-1204)  - Archéologie médiévale, VII, 1977, p. 109-178
- Lorren C, La demeure seigneuriale de Rubercy (milieu du XIIe - début du XIIIe s.)  - Château Gaillard, VIII, colloque de Bad-Muenstereifel, 30 août-4 sept. 1976. Caen : 1977, p. 185-192
- Lorren C, The castle of Rubercy (Calvados) c.1150-1204  - British archaeological reports, International series 121, 1981, p. 103-125

Musée de Normandie, Caen, Calvados
D 87 1 011, D 87 1 073, Dépôt du S.R.A. de Basse-Normandie