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.
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Kuulo Kataa, Mound 131, Unit 126E 140N, Level 10
Tanged blade; Iron tool
Iron; Blades (tool and equipment components); Archaeology; Artifacts (Antiquities)