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Overall: 3 1/2 x 24 x 8 5/8 in. ( 8.9 x 61 x 21.9 cm )
Wooden block cut in two parts in horizontal, arcing line; the two halves are studded with iron nails on the sides facing each other and are held together at one end with a wooden bolt with leather cushion; single handle at other end.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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