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