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There are 13 objects for which Shape_description contains → approximately
13.10.1 Rat-tanged dirk (sword blade used as a dagger or spearhead), with long thin blade, pointed at both ends, with sloping shoulders. A rib runs nearly the full length of the piece (flattened in the last 2 cm of the blade end). The middle of the rib, near the attachment end, is thin, rhomboidal in section, narrowing to pointed tip or tang which is turned up slightly at the end. Approximately 1/4 down the length of the blade the flange broadens, so that two flat sides spread from the centre rib. The blade end of the dirk has nearly straight sides, but tapers gently to a rounded tip. Catling's type 1d; near ├ůstrom's type I4. As Catling suggests (1964, 56) the rat-tailed weapon, the most characteristic of prehistoric Cypriote metal forms, occurs in so many sizes that it is impossible to classify them as swords, dirks, daggers, or even spearheads. 2007.99.0100.jpg
13.10.23 Elongated ovoid body, tapering at the bottom to a convex but nearly flat base and at the top, more gradually, to a very short neck with concave sides, then a broad rim, slightly concave on upper and lower sides, with a narrow mouth; two lugs (with wavy ridges), parallel to eachother, on either side of the vase, approximately 1/3 below the rim. 2008.03.0042.jpg
2007.4.1 Approximately rectangular shape. 2007.03.0740.jpg
2007.4.11 Fragment is approximately rectangular shaped, but with a triangular addition to one side. 2007.03.0775.jpg
2007.4.110 Fragment is approximately in the shape of a pentagon.
2007.4.112 Fragment is approximately pentagon shaped. 2007.30.0011.jpg
2007.4.113 Fragment is approximately hexagon shaped. 2007.30.0027.jpg
28.6.5 Neck extends up from the side of the piece, approximately one quarter of the way round from the handle, flaring into mouth. 2002.97.0532.jpg
49.12.1 Everted, nearly flat rim, with round lip, curves sharply to a cylindrical upper body, somewhat concave, separated from the lower body by a ridge above a flange. The lower body is comprised of four horizontal ribs, above a shallow bowl that narrows to a thin, short stem, that curves continuously into a conical foot, finishing with a broad groove above a rounded edge. The underside is hollowed. Two strap handles, which flare on either side, rise up above the rim and then descend to rejoin the body at the flange. A spur projects from the lower part of each handle, approximately in the middle of the upper body. 2008.98.0387.jpg
70.3.3 Ian McPhee describes it as a Kotyle rather than Skyphos type c (?). Tapering ring base, rounded at the bottom, from which the body rises in a sharp diagonal, curving sharply approximately at the halfway point, from which it rises near vertically and eventually flares slightly to a plain, rounded rim, just below which are attached two horse-shoe shaped handles, almost round in cross section. 2008.98.0449.jpg
E.63.17 Faience beads in half an oval shaped shell. Approximately 150 circular beads and 7 long beads (of varying lengths). 2005.89.0036.jpg
E.63.28 The lip is narrow, no neck and a weak shoulder. The body flares to the widest point in the lower half of the jar just above the foot. The widest point tapers to the foot, which is approximately 1cm in height with a flat base. 2002.98.0180.jpg
REDMG:1964.1670 Rounded everted rim; sides comprise two concave parts, the upper one larger; groove inside mouth, approximately 1.0 cm below rim; flat but uneven base with comb or wire marks. 2004.99.0081.jpg
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