Luristan bronze short sword, ex. Guttmann collectionW67
A bronze dagger or short sword with a slender blade and handle which is recessed for inlay.
North West Persia, Luristan, 9th or 8th Century BC
35.2 x 2.8 cms
Handle inlays lost, minor losses as seen in the photographs
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.