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Beaters for small bells, 22.

Technical description: 22 wooden hammers for small bells. Two of mallet type with cylindrical heads; 14 with spherical heads; 4 with cylindrical heads parallel to axis; one with mushroom head; one broken with head type not known. Total mass 8g; head mass 5g (63%). For two mallet-type, average total mass 16g; head mass 15g (94%). For other types, average total mass 6g; head mass 4g (67% typically).

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    Probably late 19th or early 20th century
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    University of Edinburgh
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  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:lengths 155 - 241; head diameters: 17 (spherical type only).