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In Images: Cut Marks from Samurai Swords and Machetes

Bone curves

Micro curvature, katana

(Image credit: Penny McCardle)

Here, another image of the so-called micro-curvature left by the katana cuts.

Katana

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(Image credit: Penny McCardle)

Another image of a samurai sword called a katana.

Striation cuts

Machete striations

(Image credit: Penny McCardle)

The machete left behind distinct striations on the pig bones.