HIGHLY INTERESTING AND IMPORTANT BRONZE SPEAR OR LANCE, WESTERN ASIA, 1ST. MILLENIUM BC.
A very attractive massive bronze lance, interesting since it has a socket in combination with a long and tang and the twisted knob that would have projected out of the side of the pole. The lance extremely broad and heavy and the blade being c. 2 cm. ...click for details
A FINE BRONZE SHORT SWORD BLADE WITH MEDIUM LONG TANG, WESTERN ASIA, 1800-1400 BC.
An extremely fine condition tanged bronze short sword with proniment shoulders and a blade with a diamondshaped crosssection. Commonly termed 'Luristani' by collectors, but from the broader Western Asia area. ...click for details
SCARCE MASSIVE BRONZE SHORT SWORD, LIKELY TURKMENISTAN / UZBEKISTAN DATING TO 1200-800 BC.
The sword attractive with a heavy blade, rather broad and with a strongly pronounced central midrib. The handle recessed to take inlays of bone or wood, with the handle ending in a crescent shape.
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SUPERB QUALITY 'LURISTAN' BRONZE SHORT SWORD, WESTERN ASIA, LIKELY TURMENISTAN, DATING TO 1200-800 BC.
The sword with a beautiful complete blade, rather broad and leaf-shaped and with a strongly pronounced central midrib. The handle recessed to take inlays of bone or wood. Unsual style, likely from the ancient area of Uzbekistan/T ...click for details
LARGE PATINATED DANISH NEOLITHIC CHICSEL, DATING TO THE SINGLEGRAVE PERIOD, 2800-2400 BC.
An attractively patinated chicsel, knapped and polished by an expert silex axe maker in the later neolithic period in Denmark. Finely curving broadsides, extensively polished but leaving the sides unpolished, a very attractive combination. ...click for details
A rare and very large example of a type III silex dagger, made in the late Neolithic period in Denmark, Daggertime, ca. 1800 BC.
The handle is square in cross-section and has "stitching" on both sides and edges of the handle. The original outer cortex, or surface, of the stone that this dagger was made from can be seen on the en ...click for details