A Luristan bronze axe head

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A Luristan bronze axe head
Stock Number:
y4103
$ 1250.00

Description

A fine Luristan bronze socketed axe head, the but with four spiked projections, the blade with a curved edge that was never sharpened indicating votive or ritual use. The centre and beginning of the blade decorated with linear motif in relief.

Origin:

Circa 2nd to 1st Millennium B.C., Luristan / Western Iran

Dimensions:

Length: 17.9 cm / Width 6.8 cm

Condition:

Heavily oxidised, in good condition. This piece is yet to be mounted, the mount in the images was only used to help with photography.