Ancient Bronze Age Persia bronze short dirk, 1000 BC
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All Items: Antiques:Regional Art:Ancient World:Near Eastern:Metalwork: Pre AD 1000: item # 1206732
Aweidah Gallery - Jerusalem based gallery
P.O.Box 51067 - Jerusalem, ISRAEL
Persian bronze dirk, CIRCA 1000 B.C.
The broad heavy triangular-shaped blade bronze dirk with crescentic pommel with three midribs, the cylindrical grip with three pairs of encircling ribs, with rectangular guard, the triangular blade with shallow midrib
Dimensions: Length:43 cm – Width: 5 cm
Short swords or daggers such as this would have been used by the Persians in their battles to gain control of the Middle-East.
Condition: Good condition, untouched as found
The dagger is nicely mounted on a plexi-glass display stand of high quality
This fantastic weapon has survived Intact and Untouched. It is aerodynamic, and enjoys a gorgeous green crystalized patina and age related encrustation
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