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Bleeding Knives
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Fleams or Phlebetomes (Bleeding Knives) These multi-bladed medical instruments are known as a fleams or phlebetomes, named after the Greek words, “Phlebos,” for blood vessel and, “tome,” meaning to cut. They are used for bloodletting, a practice that dates back

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Charles Flowers Rifles

Charles Flowers Rifles Charles Flowers Rifles: Rather than just post a couple pictures, we thought it would be better to let you watch a video of one of our curators, Rick Rosenberger, show you upclose some of our Charles Flowers

Artifact of the Month - Hair Art
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Hair Art

Exquisite Hair Art Hair Art; 0.18: This lovely work of art, done in the shape of a floral horseshoe and nosegay, is made from human hair from seven different people! Crafted by Nancy Elizabeth Scott during the 1880s, this would

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