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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
13.10.5 Hexagonal fragment perhaps broken at both ends. Dagger with angular shoulder and straight butt; ogival outline, lower end flattened. 2010.99.0128.jpg
13.10.6 Flat bronze heart-shape piece, flaring at the pointed end, with a spool-shaped element (reel-shaped, according to Catling, as recorded in the Ure archives), horizontally arranged and attached at the centre of the upper part; Each end of the spool comprises a flat disk, while at the centre the surface is curved and narrower, so that a vertical space is revealed between the heart and the spool. 2008.03.0009.jpg
14.9.58 Conical with narrower neck at one end and widening to a lip at the other like a miniature vase. End with lip slopes inwards to a raised central circle. 2006.20.0325.jpg
2006.12.27 Cylindrical. Tapers outward at both ends, with two wider ridges at once end 2007.03.0512.jpg
2007.4.215 Fragment from side of pot, but with very end of handle attached
2007.9.4 Both long edges are curved, one more greatly so, resulting in the width of fragment being much wider at one end, meetimg the horizontal edge at a small point.
2008.7.153 Reactangular fragment, curves gently upwards at one end.
2008.7.157 Triangular fragment, curves gently upwards at one end.
2008.7.3 Rectangular fragment thicker at one end and curved sharply at the other. Possibly a handle fragment.
2008.7.74 Hexagonal fragment; horizontal curvature; slight vertical curvature at one end of the fragment
2008.7.76 Pentagonal fragment; horizontal curvature; slight vertical curvature at one end of fragment
2016.3.1 Round body, convex shoulders and concave discus with a regular filling hole, roughly at the lower end of the discus; short round nozzle, leading convexly to the base, and round tip with ovoidal wick hole at centre. Vertical round handle, raising up at rear part of the shoulder. 2016.01.0013.jpg
26.4.2 The handles are almost a rectangle shape, and are shaped to angle straight out from the edge of the Kylix, turning up slightly at the end. 2002.97.0264.jpg
27.4.5 Rim turns sharply out, broad and flat on top. Handles rounded at far end and with upward twist. In centre of bowl a well 1.5 cm deep occupies the space interior of the stem. The foot appears in three stages, the first ridge being the narrowest, and the other two getting bigger in sequence. 2003.19.0007.jpg
45.4.5 Miniature? For shape cf. Metapontine examples dated to the end of the fifth century (Carter 1998, 2.729). For an Attic prototype see Beazley's form 5a (Beazley 1963, 1065 n. 5) 2003.92.0395.jpg
45.6.70 Circular shallow body with flat shoulder and a concave discus with small filling hole towards the right edge of the discus. Body shallower at the front end and the widest part of the body has a raised band around it. Short rounded nozzle and circular smoke hole. Vertical handle with a circular hole which runs down towards the base. Base demarcated but not raised and slightly off centre. There are two small shoulder lugs on opposing sides. 2005.01.0007.jpg
50.4.23 Circular deep body with a small convex shoulder. Discus is concave with a small filing hole off centre and a small protruding nodule also off centre; this is probably the remains of a suspension lug. Long flat nozzle with a rounded tip and a large wick hole off centre at the end. Base is flat and demarcated with a line. 2005.01.0017.jpg
52.3.3 Broad flat rim; short thick neck; handles are comprised of two vertical bars joined at the rim by an overhanging horizontal bar with downward protrusions at either end; body tapers to conical footring; flat base. 2003.95.0050.jpg
71.12.4 Ornamental fibula (pin). Long straight pin with pointed end attached to semi-circular piece that thickens and flattens at the end. There is no hinge here but a curled piece joining the pin and the semi-circle acts as a hinge. 2004.95.0145.jpg
71.12.5 Long, thin strigil steeply curved. The handle is thicker at the front and thinner at the back where it bends over to form an oblong. The thinner piece is not attached to the body but curves back on itself and end is a flat circle. 2004.95.0149.jpg
76.6.1 Trefoil lipped. Oval shaped body with single handle from mouth to back, with a curled over section at end. Flat base. Small round neck. 2008.99.0388.jpg
78.12.12 Shallow circular body with large concave discus, filling hole is small and off centre on the discus. Medium nozzle has concave sided with a rounded tip, wick hole is circular and central at the end of the nozzle. Base is flat and delineated 2005.01.0110.jpg
E.23.41.1-25 Beaded necklace, not on original string, consisting of 25 beads. All are circular but some are broader, bigger, rounder than others. Two small beads, one on each end which string is tied too. 2005.88.0084.jpg
E.23.45 Small tweezers with a loop on one end, originally loose in the hinge for hanging. Tweezers are made from three pieces, a central straight but shorter section and two longer but curved inwards sections which would have been the pieces that would have bent together to hold the hair or splinter.
E.47.1 Circular body with small sunken discus with small filing hole, large raised sholder. Long flat nozzle with a splayed end and a curved tip and oval smoke hole. Small ring base. 2005.01.0328.jpg
E.62.19 Hammer shaped handle with a slit where the mirror sat in the top. The top parts are curved over. The handle is rounded and wider at the end.
E.62.22 Oblong in shape and is almost flat except at the ends of the teeth which taper. Double edged with narrow teeth, close fitting at one end and wider teeth with larger gaps at the other. There are 42 narrow teeth and 10 wide teeth. 2005.89.0039.jpg
E.62.46 Flat and thin blade with a nail through to both sides, perhaps for attaching a wooden handle. The blade is pointed at one end then widens in a triangle then thins again but not to a point.
E.62.9 Rectangular in shape with a wide back tapering to teeth. Teeth are short and narrow and there are 22 plus two larger side pieces, one either end.
L.2016.3.32 Small, relatively heavy metal horn; hollow inside. Moulded bulges line up along the curved body, probably to sketch the natural form, and lead to the rounded tip. Four holes surround the upper part of the horn (actually the end attached to the head). The horn ends with a flat rim.
REDMG:1951.147.1 Tall cylindrical neck offset from a squat body, with a curved shoulder, flange below the shoulder, concave side walls (offset at top and bottom), and a broader ring base, curved on the upper surface, with a broad resting surface, offset, slightly concave underside. From the front of the neck extends diagonally a tubular spout, squared at the end. From the back of the spout rises a high curving strap handle, rounded on the outside, which arches in a rectangular form, and descends sharply towards the lower part of the shoulder; which bends back on itself to attach to mouth and at the back to the lower part of the shoulder. Two moulded male heads, bearded, are found on either side of the upper handle attachment. 2005.99.0048.jpg
REDMG:1964.1603.1 Circular deep body with lower body wider than the upper. Flat , slightly concave rim to a large circular filling hole. nozzle is long and flat with small oval wick hole at the tip and a small depression at the end of the tip. Base is flat and circular, wheel or wire marks still exist on the base. Band handle is attached across the back of the lamp. 2003.93.0122.jpg
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