Luristan Bronze Axe Head Luristan axe.. Product #: AS-3121 Regular price: $200.00 $200.00 In Stock
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Luristan Bronze Axe Head

Product Code: AS-3121
Length: 12.5CM

£200.00

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A cast bronze shaft-hole axe head with tall plain shaft; the blade relatively narrow at the socket and part of its length, until broadening out into a slightly convex cutting edge.

Much of the axe with accretions; surfaces pitted; otherwise good stable bronze with green patination.

Luristan area of Western Persia:
Circa 2000 BC.

For details of maces, see items 3-6; Catalogue of the Ancient Persian Bronzes in the Ashmoleon Museum by P.R.S. Moorey; Oxford University Press 1971.

NB. Stand not included.

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A cast bronze shaft-hole axe head with tall plain shaft; the blade relatively narrow at the socket and part of its length, until broadening out into a slightly convex cutting edge.

Much of the axe with accretions; surfaces pitted; otherwise good stable bronze with green patination.

Luristan area of Western Persia:
Circa 2000 BC.

For details of maces, see items 3-6; Catalogue of the Ancient Persian Bronzes in the Ashmoleon Museum by P.R.S. Moorey; Oxford University Press 1971.

NB. Stand not included.

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