Ancient Bronze Age Persia bronze dagger, 1200 - 800 BC
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Near Eastern: Metalwork: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1160203
Aweidah Gallery - Jerusalem based gallery
P.O.Box 51067 - Jerusalem, ISRAEL
Ancient Bronze Age “Persia” bronze dagger, dating to around 1200 -800 BC
The dagger is beautifully made with a highly decorated hilt and grip with an ear-pommel
Measurements: Length: 32.5 cm - Width:3.5 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.
Condition: Good condition with lovely patina
The dagger is nicely mounted on a plexi-glass display stand of high quality
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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