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Large & Heavy Ancient Near East bronze sword, 2nd. mill. BC

Large & Heavy Ancient Near East bronze sword, 2nd. mill. BC


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Near Eastern: Metalwork: Prehistorical: Item # 1402578
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 $650.00 
A large and heavy (625 gram) bronze sword from ancient Near East dating to later 2nd mill BC.

Commonly termed 'Luristani' by dealers and collectors.

A superb and heavy blade with beautyful light and shiny dark green patina. Raised shoulders and a broad central midrib. A rivet for fastening of the handle remains.

Size is 51,3 cm - 20,2 inches. A massive large and beautyful bronze age sword, one of the largest we've ever handled.

Condition: Choice / Nearly superb. Slight roughness to the edges, otherwise as made.

Ex. Danish Private Collection.