Iron tongs for metalworking, Romania (Teodor 1984:Figure 9.3).

 


Tongs for metal working -Russian, клещи [kleshchi]//// Belarusian, Шчыпцы//// Bulgarian, клещи//// Polish, Kleszcze//// Czech, kleště//// Slovak, kliešte //// Serbian, Мајице//// Croatian, kliješta//// Macedonian, маша [maša]

Tongs illustrated by Sedov (1982).

Tongs excavated from the site of Novgorod, Russia (Kochin 1985: Figure 93).
Kolchin, B. A.
1985 Archaeology of the USSR: city, castle, village. Institute of Archaeology, Moscow. [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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