From: Southern France | Chalon-Sur-Saône

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

View All (3) Object Images

Object Number 48-2-197
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Roman
Provenience Southern France | Chalon-Sur-Saône
Section Mediterranean
Materials Bronze

Rivet-hafted sickle. Green patina was cleaned in 1966. Curving balde has two strengthening ridges along its outer edge and is flat at the inner cutting edge which is serrated. At one end is a pear-shaped hole for attaching a handle. The back is flat and plain, indicating that the sickle was cast in a one-sided mold.

Length 12.9 cm
Width 2.6 cm
Thickness 0.7 cm
Credit Line Gift of Elise Biddle (Mrs. Harald) Paumgarten, 1948, 1948
Other Number 148 - Collector Number | L-2-302 - Old Loan Number

Report problems and issues to