Near Eastern Luristan Bronze Sword # 1, circa 800 B.C.

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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1233436

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Bronze sword having a long triangular, double-edged blade with high mid-rib. Cast together with the rectangular grip ending in a bell-shaped pommel. Lower grip with recesses and incised decoration. From a Swiss gentleman's collection. Condition: encrusted green patina, edges little pitted. Dimension: total length: 50.8 cm, 5.7 cm wide, weight: 442 g.