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Luristan bronze axe head with incised decoration

W79

£325.00

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A cast bronze axe head with a hollow shaft and curved blade. The flat top of the blade is decorated with an incised chevron between two herring-bone friezes.

Culture
North West Persia, Luristan, early to mid 2nd Millennium BC

Size
5.1 x 8.7 cms

Condition
Intact

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Bonn, Germany; acquired in the late 20th Century

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