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Interesting & rare Luristan bronze short sword, 2nd.. mill. BC!

Interesting & rare Luristan bronze short sword, 2nd.. mill. BC!


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Near Eastern: Metalwork: Prehistorical: Item # 1402584
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An interesting and very rare tanged bronze sword with elaborate handle, Ancient Near East dating to later 2nd. mill BC.

The sword a South Caspian Sea type, commonly labelled 'Luristani' by collectors and dealers.

The sword with a superb openwork guard and an intact lower part of handle and a short tang to take a handle of bone or wood. The prominent midrib tapers to the cutting edges, sharp point.

The sword measure 42,5 cm in length.

Condition: Choice with light green patination and only slight roughness to the edges.

Ex. Danish Private Collection.