A set of reproduction shears based off an original from Flixborough, Lincolnshire. (c) Centre for the Study of the Viking Age
A set of reproduction shears based on an original from Flixborough, Lincolnshire
Shears were a common agricultural implement generally used to cut the wool off sheep but could also have been used as scissors in textile production. These are based on a number of originals uncovered during the excavations at Flixborough, Lincolnshire.