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European Late Bronze Age Sickle

£160.00

Code: 11276



This is a nice late Bronze Age lugged sickle, dating to c. 1200 - 800 B.C. This object would have been cast in once piece the offset sprue used as a rivet to secure the blade to a wooden handle. Such objects were used in harvesting crops and fruits by early farming communities. A comparable example has been recorded from Welwyn in Hertfordshire BH-6CC3F5 this is a particularly nice example in good excavated condition.

OBJECT: Sickle

CULTURE: Late Bronze Age

DATE: c. 1200 - 800 B.C.

MATERIAL: Bronze 

SIZE: 104.57mm x 17.01mm x 3.45mm 

WEIGHT:  29.68 grams

PROVENANCE: Ex. European Private Collection, Ireland.