Two deer mandible (jaw bone) sickles used to cut grass for roof thatch and other uses. The fragmented and weathered one at the top was found just outside the Kit Courson house in the work area. You can see the characteristic sickle-sheen caused by the build up of grass silica and polish on the better preserved one (bottom) from Courson B. (You are looking at the interior (inside view) of the top mandible and the exterior of the bottom mandible.) Photos by David Hughes and Steve Black.
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