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bifid razor
CATEGORY: artifact
DEFINITION: Type of tool current in the middle Bronze Age of Europe, having two ovate lobes of thin metal attached to a central tang. Typically 10-15cm in length and with sharp edges to the main lobes, these tools are interpreted as razors for use in removing body hair.
CATEGORY: artifact
DEFINITION: A type of tool known from the European Bronze Age which comprises a thin bronze blade, often double-edged, which is believed to have been used for removing facial or body hair. A number of different styles can be recognized including bi-fid, horseshoe, Hallstatt, Scandinavian Terramara, quadrangular, and crescentic forms.

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