Ancient Scythian Iron Classical Axe Head, a type used against the Persion Invasion (Darius I campaign in 513 BC.).
This type was wrapped on the stick/rod and the light weight is very suitable for the tactic that the scythians ( see Herodotus, Histories) of hiding and spontaneous fast attacks over the enemy.
Typical brownish surface bu stable metal and good grade of preservation for this interesting axe.
Date:6th.-5th. Century BC.
Purchased by the current owner in 2011 in Austria, Wien from Collector fair.
Previous owners history: Old Austrian Private Collection.
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- Ancient Scythian
- Classical Axe Head, a type used against the Persion Invasion (Darius I Military campaign in 513 BC)
- Century/ Timeframe
- 6th.-5th. Century BC.
- Good Condition, See Photo