See also Cord
Ancient Egyptian and Mesopotamian art shows rope being used as riggings of a ship, bowstrings, binding on prisoners, whips, etc.
חוּט, H2562, is a cord dyed scarlet (
אַגְמﯴן, H109, a “bulrush,” once indicates rope with which to lead an animal (
Bibliography J. B. Pritchard, ANEP (1954), figs. 1, 7, 10, 298, 332; R. J. Forbes, Studies in Ancient Technology, IV (1956), 2-80.