Medieval wax seals are giving up fresh historical secrets

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Period01 Dec 2016

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TitleNew Scientist Magazine
DescriptionHair and fngerprints in the seals used to authenticate documents are yielding fascinating insights into the life and times of those who made them
CountryUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media typePrint
Date01 Dec 2016
URLhttps://www.newscientist.com/article/mg23231040900medievalwaxsealsaregivingupfreshhistoricalsecrets/

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New Scientist magazine article.

Abstract: Hair and fngerprints in the seals used to authenticate documents are yielding fascinating insights into the life and times of those who made them