This category includes curved bladed objects that were probably used to cut grains, reeds, or grass.

Objects: Sickles Export: JSON - XML - CSV

Object U Number Museum Number (UPM Date Reg Number) Museum Number (BM Registration Number) Museum Number (UPM B-number) Description (Catalog Card)
(none) 31-17-351N (none) (none) unknown
(none) 31-16-591A (none) (none) (none)
(none) 31-16-592 (none) (none) (none)
(none) (none) 1928,1010.772 (none) [U number Not assigned in field]
(none) (none) 1930,1213.350 (none) (none)
12747 (none) 1929,1017.476 (none) Flint. With serrated edge. Exposed. The flint itself is overlaid with bitumen: the bitumen is flat on one side and convex on the other [drawing 1:1]
12774G 31-17-321B (none) (none) Objects. (A) Bead, long, clay imitation of bead cut from shell core. (B) Clay bugle bead. (C) Shell bugle bead. (D) Clay spindle whorl. (E) Copper needle (broken). (F) Clay nail. (G) Fragment of clay sickle. (H) Penannular ring of shell. [I not assigned in group] (J) [J.1-.11] Chips, flint and obsidian, including one flint piercer. (K) [K.1-.2] Fragments of clay animal figurines. (L) Animal tooth. (M) Miniature pot of reddish clay, broken. (N) Pottery fragments. [N.1-.4] 4 small bits black design on white, characteristic TO [Tel Obaid]; [N.5-.6] 2 pieces, black band on drab, coarse ware; [N.7-.10] 4 pieces red bands on drab [N.11] 1 piece plain red wash(?); [N.12-.13] 2 pieces, design in red on light ground; [N.14-.15] 2 pieces, design in red and black on light ground : rows of triangles and bands; [N.16-.18] 3 pieces with transverse bands of erased slip decoration, light red on deeper red body. (O) [O.1] Cylindrical vase of light drab clay and [O.2] fragment of a second similar. (P) Clay jar sealing (?) with scratched design. (Q) Clay jar sealing with impression of seal cylinder : subject, bulls and square shrines. (R) Clay cup, reddish ware, wheelmade, normal type, broken and mended. (S) Clay jar sealing, fragment, with design of rows of animals.
14408B 31-16-593B (none) (none) Baked clay model of a saw fragment: there has been a solid handle at the back which has broken away leaving only a shapeless protuberance near the top. [drawing]
14926 (none) (none) (none) Clay sickle (broken but complete)
15598 31-16-590 (none) (none) Clay sickle (complete)
16189 (none) (none) (none) Sickle, hammered bronze. Turned-over tang. Type ? RC.518. [drawing]
16691 (none) 1931,1010.321 (none) Iron Spearhead. Type _. [drawing]
17919 (none) (none) (none) Sickle. Pottery.
2819 (none) 1927,1003.148 (none) Clay sickle. Greenish drab model: prehistoric, with cutting edge and ends of blade painted black. [drawing 1:1]
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Knives and Swords - Saws