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          Another Bronze Age receipt from the Danish Maglemose (Mullerup Mose) region, mistaken for Neolithic decorative work.  It is engraved on bone.  It records the purchase of one cow's-worth of cloth, and is inscribed Q-D, representing the ancient Indo-European word meaning quittance or receipt for payment made (Fell 1982).