Details for object type: ABACUS

A calculating table or frame, specifically one in which balls slide upon wires. Used for the mechanical solution of arithmetical problems.

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Record: MAS-D100115
Object type: CARTRIDGE
Broadperiod: NINETEENTH CENTURY
Description: Images of this find were sent to Trevor Pa…
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Record: MAS-F100111
Object type: AIRCRAFT COMPONENT
Broadperiod: MODERN
Description: Aluminium aircraft section, heavily corrod…
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Record: MAS-F100110
Object type: POST
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Description: Heavily eroded and abraded timber fragment…
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Record: MAS-F100109
Object type: BOAT
Broadperiod: MODERN
Description: This find is an unidentified curved alumin…
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Linked data

British Museum URI: 5090
Seneschal URI: 95302

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