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Tanged iron blade, Kuulo Kataa, 2000


Description:
An iron blade, rounded at the tip (left), flared at the base and with a short tang (right) which allowed it to be hafted to a wood handle. The tool shows signs of corrosion. The blade was excavated from a level characterized by abundant iron slag and ashy soil. Scale in cm. Site Kuulo Kataa. 23 June, 2000.
Rights:
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial
Publisher:
University of Victoria Libraries
Provenance:
Kuulo Kataa, Mound 131, Unit 126E 140N, Level 10
Date:
2000-06-23
Location(s) Facet:
Kuulo Kataa
Subjects:
Tanged blade; Iron tool
Subjects Facet:
Iron; Blades (tool and equipment components); Archaeology; Artifacts (Antiquities)
Identifier:
SF KK 00-193
Creator:
Dr. Ann B. Stahl
Date searchable:
2000
Date searchable:
2000-06-23
Archaeological Phase:
Early Atlantic phase
Genre:
Digital image
Genre Facet:
Digital image
Format:
Image
Source:
Dr. Ann B. Stahl
Location(s):
Kuulo Kataa;8.14847222, -2.37472222
Geographic Coordinates:
8.14847222, -2.37472222