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Ancient Bronze Spear Marlik Culture Piscopo Collection

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Bronze: Pre AD 1000   item# 1180608

Ancient Bronze Spear Marlik Culture Piscopo Collection
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$299 

This is a fantastic, ancient bronze spear or dagger attribute to the Marlik Culture circa 1200-900 BCE. It has a beautiful leaf-shaped blade with strong midrib. The tang has the classic 90 degree bend with knob on the end still intact. It measures nearly 25 cm in length and weighs 192 grams. It has a fantastic and lively patina. The metal is strong and stable. There are no signs of repair or restoration. This piece is from the collection of the late John Piscopo.


Decorated Bronze Spear from Ancient Persia

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Pre AD 1000   item# 957797

Decorated Bronze Spear from Ancient Persia
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$795 

This is an unusual bronze spear or dagger from ancient Persia (circa 1500 BC). The style is similar to many specimens attributed to the Luristan culture. However, this particular piece has an unusually pronounced guard area, faceted tang, and decorated shaft. The decorations are in the form of linear incisions on the cylindrical portion of the shaft. There is also a prominent midrib in the elegant, leaf-shaped blade. This piece measures 31 cm in length and weighs 190 grams.


Awesome Bronze Age Dagger Blade with Rivets

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Bronze: Pre AD 1000   item# 879380

Awesome Bronze Age Dagger Blade with Rivets
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$395 

This is a fantastic example of an early bronze dagger blade with handle rivets still present and intact. This type was common to large areas of the Middle East from present day Greece across to Iran. It has a triangular blade with prominent midrib and a very short, flat tang. The patina is a gorgeous mixture of greens and browns with a hint of blue. This is a truly rare opportunity to acquire an excellent piece at a reasonable price. Don't miss it!!!!


Ancient Bronze Axe Northern Iran 1200 BC

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Bronze: Pre AD 1000   item# 876316

Ancient Bronze Axe Northern Iran 1200 BC
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$495 

This bronze axe head is from ancient Iran and dates to around 1500 BC. Similar examples are attributed to either the Amlash or Luristan cultures. This particular specimen has two rings around the socket. It has light green patina. It is solid and stable but does have a small dent and perforation in the socket area that is visible in the photos. It weighs 513 grams and measures roughly 14 cm in length. This is a prime specimen of ancient bronze craftsmanship at a very reasonable price. Don't ...click for details


Ancient Copper Mace Head

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Bronze: Pre AD 1000   item# 833772

Ancient Copper Mace Head
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This item is an ancient copper ( or possibly bronze) mace head from the middle East. Mace heads of this type predate edged weapons from Northern Iran area. This one could date as early as 2500 BC. It is in wonderful condition. It weighs 140 grams and measures 4 cm in height and nearly 5 cm in width. Don't miss this opportunity to add a pristine example of ancient weaponry to your collection.


Ancient Bronze Flanged Hilt Dagger from Luristan

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Bronze: Pre AD 1000   item# 814737

Ancient Bronze Flanged Hilt Dagger from Luristan
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This week I am posting several Bronze Age weapons from the Middle East including a set of 5, very unique, crescent-hilt daggers from the Marlik culture (circa 1000 BC). These all came from the same private collection. For information on similar types see "Arms and Armor from Iran" by Manoucher Khorasani p 58. The handle is flanged to hold an inlay of some material - likely wood, ivory or bone. The patina is a deep brown mixed with green. This piece measures nearly 36.5 cm in length and ...click for details


Ancient Leaf Shaped Bronze Spear Point Luristan

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Bronze: Pre AD 1000   item# 549698

Ancient Leaf Shaped Bronze Spear Point Luristan
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$169 

This is a nice, leaf shaped, bronze spear point from ancient Luristan (circa 1500 BC). It measures 203mm and weighs 80 grams. It is slightly thicker in the middle than on the edges. It is in "as found" condition with no apparent damage or repair.


Ancient Bronze Spear From Luristan ca 1500 BC

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Holy Land: Pre AD 1000   item# 549697

Ancient Bronze Spear From Luristan ca 1500 BC
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$149 

This is a nice bronze spear from the Luristan culture of ancient Iran. It measures 280mm and weighs 141 grams. It has a nice "as found" patina. It is very heavy, solid and stable. It has a typical leaf shape with a thick midrib. It is slightly bent but shows no signs of repair.

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