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date: 18 April 2024

Locks and Padlocks. 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium
Author(s):
Gary VikanGary Vikan

In addition to sliding and turning key-lock systems to secure doors and cabinets, the Byz. made extensive use of portable padlocks. Only a limited number survive, but many are represented near the broken doors of Hades in images of the ... ...

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