Ancient Persian Bronze Sword, 1200 - 800 BC
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Near Eastern: Metalwork: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1133481
Aweidah Gallery - Jerusalem based gallery
P.O.Box 51067 - Jerusalem, ISRAEL
A very attractive ancient bronze Persian dagger from "Bronze Age Persia", dating from 1200 -800 BC
The dagger is beautifully made with bone inlayed handle
Measurements: Length: 40 cm - Width: 4 cm
Short swords or daggers such as this would have been used by the Persians in their battles with the Greeks, in their aspiration to gain control of the Middle-East.
The dagger is nicely displayed on a plexi-glass stand of high quality
Condition: Handle professionally repaired.
This fantastic weapon has survived Intact and Untouched. It is aerodynamic, and enjoys a gorgeous green crystalized patina and age related encrustation
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