Near Eastern large bronze short-sword with ridged blade

M96

£450.00

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A large bronze short-sword with a ridged blade and crescent-shaped chappe above a rat-tail tang for attaching the blade securely inside a wooden handle.

Culture
Near East, probably Luristan, mid to late 2nd Millennium BC

Size
58 x 6 cms including attachment tang

Condition
Some small sections of restoration to losses along the edges of the blade

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Twickenham, South-West London, UK.

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