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