A fine little lot of three silver rings, dating to the 8th.-12th. century AD.
One ring with a small hemispheric bezel with a duck engraved is likely Islamic and belongs to the very early period. The other two either Islamic or Byzantine with dome-shaped bezels. ...click for details
A rare Islamic iron spear, dating to the medieval period, Seljuk to early Mamluk, c. 13th.-15th. century AD.
A rare and still typical Islamic weapon, very deadly and used in the holy wars. The slender tapering head of triangular cross-section with re-enforced tip for piercing armor, with narrow neck and a folded socket, two small holes ...click for details
A extremely rare and important bronze javelin (large spear for throwing), Luristan Iran, dating to the late 2nd.- early 1st. millenium BC.
Interestingly, this Javelin has a larger and very complicated engraving all around the folded socket. This needs further study and cleaning, but it looks like a sort of structure or a figure. The point ...click for details