Luristan Bronze Decorated Pickaxe Luristan pickaxe.. Product #: AS-3423 Regular price: $595.00 $595.00 In Stock
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Luristan Bronze Decorated Pickaxe

Product Code: AS-3423
Length: 18.5CM
Height: 7.2CM

£595.00

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A bronze pickaxe with long horizontal blade and a socket which cuts away and slants sharply; decorative eye reveals decoration in the form of a head from sideways view

Complete and intact; with patination and accretions.

Luristan area of Western Persia: Circa 2300-1500 BC.

Such items could have functioned as a pickaxe, a chisel,or a fighting axe. For a similar, see item 513; Bronze and Iron: Ancient Near Eastern Artifacts in the Metropolitan Museum of Art; Oscar White Muscarella. 

NB. Not supplied with stand.

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A bronze pickaxe with long horizontal blade and a socket which cuts away and slants sharply; decorative eye reveals decoration in the form of a head from sideways view

Complete and intact; with patination and accretions.

Luristan area of Western Persia: Circa 2300-1500 BC.

Such items could have functioned as a pickaxe, a chisel,or a fighting axe. For a similar, see item 513; Bronze and Iron: Ancient Near Eastern Artifacts in the Metropolitan Museum of Art; Oscar White Muscarella. 

NB. Not supplied with stand.

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