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#1 Dejan Draskovic

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Posted 16 April 2016 - 02:56 PM

Chronology and type?
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Posted 16 April 2016 - 03:02 PM

Can anyone suggest similar finds?

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Posted 16 April 2016 - 10:31 PM

 That looks like a 18th 0r 19th century thatchers knife.Roof thatcher cut canes and straw to do fancy  roof thatch work.


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Posted 12 January 2017 - 10:02 AM

In the literature, this type of sickle blades are called ... unless ...
In addition, the shape can be from the early Iron Age as well as colleague wrote above, age 18-19.
If you have found with other items (ceramics, iron, bronze) is potak called context could try dating.



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Posted 13 January 2017 - 08:47 AM

It's a ring hilted knife, such as were in use in Europe during the late iron age and Roman period. I don't know if there is a further typology for them. I've been searching for more references in literature describing them, but so far not much luck. The blade looks more curved upwards then the ones I've seen. But quite likely that's due to repeated wear and hammering the edge to sharpen it.


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