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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
2008.7.153 Reactangular fragment, curves gently upwards at one end.
2008.7.157 Triangular fragment, curves gently upwards at one end.
2008.7.99 Gently curving rectangular handle fragment.
2009.7.99 Gently curving rectangular handle fragment.
30.11.3 Tall, acorn shaped knob; gently sloping lid with vertical rim; underside impressed with faint spiral. 2008.99.0638.jpg
51.4.5 Sack-like body with narrow mouth (missing, as is handle), broadening with slightly convex sides, and rounding gently to a flat base. 2004.06.0004.jpg
60.1.4A-B Pyxis: inverted rim slightly hanging over bulbous body; small, ring torus foot above a slight groove; convex underside Lid: Gently slopes up to stem and donut shaped knob. 2004.05.0002.jpg
60.8.3A-B Lid: three tiered round knob with central, nearly conical well; short concave stem curving above and below into knob and lid; nearly flat lid tapering gently to a short vertical rim, rounded at both edges. The underside is slightly hollowed under the knob. Lekanis: shallow bowl with a short nearly vertical flange, rounded at the lip, straight but tapering walls, slightly carinated and narrowing, with convex lower portion, to a very short stem, on a rounded disk foot, with a flat resting surface, curved on the underside, with a rounded point at the centre. A wishbone handle rises from the top of the wall, on either side; a lug protrudes from either side of each handle. Ure 1960, 216 notes that what remains of the one handle indicates that it was pointed (wish-bone shaped) at the centre as well as rounded in section. 2002.97.0575.jpg
E.23.26 Everted lip attached to long straight neck, shallow but wide upper body. Lower body gently tapers to an everted foot with a concave base. Handle attaches to just below the top of the neck and rejoins the body at the widest point of the body. 2007.01.0059.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.25 Tall cylindrical neck, which broadens to a slightly diagonal shoulder. Small strap handle rejoins at the bottom of the shoulder; below a carination at shoulder is a cylindrical body, tapering gently towards the base, which is attached to a moulded pedestal foot, tapering down, with a profile that is slightly convex; the underside has a conical indentation at centre. 2003.93.0392.jpg
REDMG:1953.25.61 Moulded mouth, flares to tall rim, which narrows to a tall, cylindrical neck; neck curves gently into a sloping shoulder, grooved near the join to the body, which broadens slightly and then tapers, with slightly concave sides, to a slightly raised base, grooved on the resting surface, flat on the sunken underside. 2004.99.0164.jpg
REDMG:1961.199.4 Cylindrical neck, narrowing (pinched) towards the body, piriform body, tapering more gently below, rounded above the flat base.
REDMG:1964.1663 Rounded, slightly raised rim; two pinched round horizontal handles, round in section, rise at a diagonal from the sloping shoulders which curve gently down to a small raised base, concave on the underside. 2003.93.0363.jpg
REDMG:2004.98.1 Cup mouth, with a slightly convex upper surface; tall cylindrical neck, from which rises a thin vertical strap handle, that rejoins the diagonal shoulder just above the carination; straight sides, taper gently towards the base, to which is attached a molded pedestal foot, slightly concave on the underside, with a cylindrical depression at centre. 2004.99.0924.jpg
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