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Etruscan spiked bronze mace, late 6th-4th century BC

Etruscan spiked bronze mace, late 6th-4th century BC


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Bronze: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1312453
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Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
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Zurich, Switzerland

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 $180.00 
Socketed Etruscan bronze mace with three levels of sharp spikes.
This kind of mace heads were used in concert with others at the end of a wooden staff.
For a related mace cf. item no. 246 in: Alessandro Naso. I Bronzi Etruschi e Italici del Römisch-Germanisches Zentralmuseum. Mainz 2003.
Bronze
Etruscan, late 6th-4th century BC
H. 3.4 cm (1.3 in),
W. over spikes 4.6 cm (1.8 in)
Intact, except for few broken spikes. Good quality and condition. Reddish patina and soil deposits.
Swiss art market (data to the buyer)

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