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Fine Crescent Hilted Marlik Bronze Flanged Dagger

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Middle Eastern: Metalwork: Pre AD 1000   item# 559825

Fine Crescent Hilted Marlik Bronze Flanged Dagger
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This is a very fine, crescent hilted dagger dating to around 1000BC. It is from the ancient Marlik culture in Northwestern Iran. For a nearly identical piece see "Bronze and Iron" by Oscar Muscarella page 102. This piece is 321 mm and weighs178 grams. It has a choice patina and is in astounding condition. Certainly one of the finest examples of this type dagger you may find.


Excellent condition Luristan Sword w/handle Rivets

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Middle Eastern: Metalwork: Pre AD 1000   item# 559819

Excellent condition Luristan Sword w/handle Rivets
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$595 

This is an exceptional example of a bronze sword from ancient Luristan (circa 1000BC). It has a choice patina and is very clean overall. The handle would have been inlaid with bone, wood or ivory which is now long gone. Three original rivets remain in the handle and at least one of them moves freely back and forth without falling out. This sword measures 387mm and weighs 226 grams. The blade has a pronounced mid rib. It shows very little wear or damage. This is one of the finest examples of this ...click for details


Ancient Judean Bronze Spear or Dagger

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Middle Eastern: Metalwork: Pre AD 1000   item# 552599

Ancient Judean Bronze Spear or Dagger
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$225 

This is an ancient bronze dagger or spear from Judea. It dates to roughly 1100 BC, around the time of King David. This elegant weapon measures 208mm in length and weighs 103 grams. It has a beautiful,natural patina and shows no signs of damage or repair except a slight bend near the tip. The metal is solid and stable.


Ancient Copper Point From Afghanistan 300 BC

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Middle Eastern: Metalwork: Pre AD 1000   item# 552588

Ancient Copper Point From Afghanistan 300 BC
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$119 

This is a fantastic little copper point from the Afghan/Turkestan area. It dates to circa 300 BC. It measures 142 mm in length and weighs 37 grams. It has a circular perforation in the tang. The piece has a light, attractive patina and is very solid and stable with no signs of damage or repair.


Ancient Luristan Bronze Dagger

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Middle Eastern: Metalwork: Pre AD 1000   item# 549695

Ancient Luristan Bronze Dagger
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$379 

This is a bronze dagger from Luristan dating to roughly 800 BC. It measures 310mm in length and weighs 107 grams. There are no repairs and the only damage appears to be on the "rams horn" decorated pommel. The bronze has a nice untouched patina. The metal is stable and solid.


Heavy Ancient Bronze Persian Dagger

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Middle Eastern: Metalwork: Pre AD 1000   item# 549578

Heavy Ancient Bronze Persian Dagger
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$329 

This is an interesting ancient bronze dagger from Persia circa 1200 BC. It measures 280 mm and weighs 420 grams. It has some old damage to the face of the blade that should be visible in the photos. It is also slightly bent. Its simplicity adds to its character.


Bronze Age Antennae Hilted Sword ca 1000 BC

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Middle Eastern: Metalwork: Pre AD 1000   item# 548967

Bronze Age Antennae Hilted Sword ca 1000 BC
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$1095 

This is a fantastic, antennae hilted, bronze age sword found in Northern India. The patina suggests a high copper content. This museum quality piece measures roughly 495mm and weighs 523 grams. The blade is 8mm thick in the center and the antennae are roughly 12 mm thick. The measurement between the outer edges of the antennae is 8.5cm. The blade edge is jagged but the metal is solid and stable with no signs of repair. This is a very rare sword that needs to be in your collection!


Incredible Gangetic Bronze Age Sword ca 1500 BC

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Middle Eastern: Metalwork: Pre AD 1000   item# 548965

Incredible Gangetic Bronze Age Sword ca 1500 BC
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$895 

This is an exceptionally rare bronze age sword (or possibly a spear) from the Ganges Valley dating to approximately 1500 BC. The patina is suggestive of a high copper content indicative of the early bronze age. This extraordinarily rare piece measures an impressive 444 mm and weighs 415 grams. It has two perforations in the blade near the handle one of which has an original ring still attached. There are no signs of repair to this piece but it is bent in places as you should be able to see in th ...click for details

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