Carding (torture)

Carding (torture)

Carding is a sometimes-fatal form of torture in which iron combs of the sort originally designed as woolcarding tools are used to scrape, tear, and flay the victim's flesh.

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Carding (torture) - Notable Victims
... tortured the life out of his captive by having him "hauled over a cardingcomb." As described in the Mishnah, Akiba ben Joseph, a Judean tanna of the latter part of the 1st century and the beginning of the ... corruption in contemporary Israel as "an iron comb of torture" Cardingcontinued to be used as means of tortureduring the persecution of early Christians in the Roman Empire ... Hilaria, another Coptic martyr, survived tortureby combing and other sadistic methods before finally being dismembered, beheaded, and thrown into a fire ...