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Stone Sickle Blades

Plant and Animal Domestication

Technologies enabling plant and animal domestication, as seen in by these stone sickle blades from Dynastic Egypt and Ali Kosh, Iran, represent a turning point of human interaction with the environment.

Image of stone blades and a sickle.
Image Credit: Chip Clark, Smithsonian Institution
Stone Sickle Blades
Exhibit Item
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Site: Dynastic Egypt and Ali Kosh, Iran
Page last updated: February 9, 2016