Shears used for cutting the wool from sheep. This specimen is from Romania (Teodor 1984:Figure 9.9).
Shears -Russian, Ножницы [Nozhnitsy]//// Belarusian, Нажніцы//// Bulgarian, ножица//// Polish, nożyce//// Czech, nůžky//// Slovak, nožnice//// Serbian, маказе//// Croatian, makaze//// Macedonian, Уредно [Uredno]

Medieval shears in the Archaeological Museum of Novgorod, Russia.

Medieval shears in the Archaeological Museum of Novgorod, Russia.

Shears illustrated by Sedov (1968).

Shears illustratred by Dovzhenok (1966).
Dovzhenok, Vasyl Iosypovych
1966 Drevnoruske misto Voïn. Naukova dumka, Kiev. [in Russian]

Sedov, Valentin Vasil'evich
1982 Vostochnye slavi͡ane v VI-XIII vv. Moscow. [in Russian]

Teodor, D. G.
1984 Autohtoni şi migratori la est de. Carpaţi în secolele VI-X e.n. - Arheologia Moldovei 10:50-73.
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