The Sickle Industry Developed In Ancient Iraq During The Mesolithic To The End Of Chalcolithic

Abstract

During the Prehistoric period, Human is used tools that helped himin the process of cutting plants or hunting animals, and then he developedhis tools in a manner suitable for their use and became a variety, andamong those tools is the sickle that he used even after emergence ofagriculture. It continued to be used despite the different available rawmaterials throughout the chronology ages. Sickles began to be used sincethe stone ages before the emergence of agriculture until now. As for theindustry materials for the blade, it was made according to the availabilityof raw materials, including bones and types of stones during the stone ages, and then the clay was used during the Ubaid period, and this isaccording to what the excavations revealed in the archaeological sites.