Luristan bronze short sword, ex. Guttmann collection

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£250.00

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A bronze dagger or short sword with a slender blade and handle which is recessed for inlay.

Culture
North West Persia, Luristan, 9th or 8th Century BC

Size
35.2 x 2.8 cms

Condition
Handle inlays lost, minor losses as seen in the photographs

Provenance
Ex. collection: Axel Guttmann, Berlin, Germany (1944-2001). Guttmann was a prolific collector of ancient weaponry and armour, his collection was published in eight catalogue volumes.

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