Luristan Bronze Axe Head A cast bronze shaft-hole axe head with plain shaft; the blade relatively narrow at the socket, broad.. Product #: AS-3120 Regular price: $175.00 $175.00 In Stock
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Luristan Bronze Axe Head

Product Code: AS-3120
Width: 8.4CM

£175.00

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A cast bronze shaft-hole axe head with plain shaft; the blade relatively narrow at the socket, broadening out into a slightly convex cutting edge.

Small (stable) split at base of shaft; a few encrustations but good stable bronze with olive-green patination.

Luristan area of Western Persia:
Circa 2000 BC.

For details of maces, see items 4 and 5; Catalogue of the Ancient Persian Bronzes in the Ashmoleon Museum by P.R.S. Moorey; Oxford University Press 1971.

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A cast bronze shaft-hole axe head with plain shaft; the blade relatively narrow at the socket, broadening out into a slightly convex cutting edge.

Small (stable) split at base of shaft; a few encrustations but good stable bronze with olive-green patination.

Luristan area of Western Persia:
Circa 2000 BC.

For details of maces, see items 4 and 5; Catalogue of the Ancient Persian Bronzes in the Ashmoleon Museum by P.R.S. Moorey; Oxford University Press 1971.

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