Northwest Persia Bronze Flanged Short Sword

Description
Northwest Persia Bronze Flanged Short Sword
c. 1000 B.C.

Tapering blade with prominent wide mid-rib, crescentic guard, recessed handle for inlay, semi-circular pommel.
Ref: For other similar swords see: O.W. Muscarella, Ancient Near-Eastern Artifacts in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Pl. 169, p. 102

Size: 49.8 cm L - 19 9/16 inches
Material: Bronze
Culture: Northwest Persia, c. 1000 B.C.
Condition: Intact


Provenance: Princely collection, sold Christie’s October 2008, lot 151.
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Lot details
Culture
Northwest Persia
Material
Bronze
Object
Flanged Short Sword
Century/ Timeframe
c. 1000 B.C.
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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