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Scottish deer bones – episode 2

This is the second part of my adventure, experimenting with how to produce high quality bones which will be suitable for aulos making. It was only a month ago that I found out┬áthat┬áBarnaby was looking for someone to take on … Continue reading

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Scottish deer bones – episode 1

by Barnaby Brown & Sylvia Stevens Reproducing ancient auloi/tibiae is fraught with difficulties. One obstacle is getting hold of the raw material: tibia bones. Barnaby was corresponding with two aulos makers in May, Robin Howell in Canada and Marco Sciascia … Continue reading

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