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Old 2nd May 2021, 06:27 AM   #30
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Yes, the hammer has a heavy dent in the corner. It must have hit something mighty solid at some point.

Originally Posted by kronckew View Post
I just noticed the hammer polls show a lot of use, wear, deformation, tho the blade is unsharpened, like it was not intended to actually hurt someone. Possibly for religious reasons? Dervish?

Wear is consistent with hammering, like tent pegs, nails/spikes, etc.

p.s. - That Royal Ontario Museum really needs to do some maintenance & get rid of the active rust & use a bit of ren wax.
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