Antique Medieval 12th-15th century A.D. Iron Sickle
Antique Medieval 12th-15th century A.D. hand-forged iron sickle, with slender blade and short flat tang.
This type of sickle was part of the equipment of mounted warriors, a tool useful during military expeditions to cut the grass for the horse. A knight should also have a leather or canvas bucket for watering the horse.
CONDITION: Corroded, in excavated condition, but well-preserved, in stable condition. Please see the photos as they are a part of the description.
MEASUREMENTS: The overall length: 35.5 cm (13.98 inches).
WEIGHT: 84 grams (2.96 ounces)
PROVENANCE: Ex Private German collection.