A Late Bronze Age drawing instrument?

J.J. Butler


(p. 202)

Our conclusion is that the Drouwen rod with perforations and a handle could very well have served as a mechanical aid for drawing circle and concentric circle patterns. It is not, however, a precision instrument, though one may perhaps speculate on the possibility of its being a rough copy of a hypothetical instrument designed to yield regular sixth-of-an-inch intervals.

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