Rare type of a Luristan sword from iron with bronze knob
Date: 100 B C
Total length: about 830 mm
Blade width: 45 mm
Material: bronze & iron
Condition: good substance, solid, unrestored
Legally acquired: Palmyra Heritage Gallery
Provenance: Ex David Saidian Estate New York
The region of Luristan had a legendary reputation for casting bronze weapons during the Bronze Age. The bronze wrought of Luristan produced weapons for customers in Babylon and Assyria. Many of these customers were kings and other nobles from these kingdoms, as the engravings of their names on some daggers and swords from Luristan show.
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- Prehistoric, Bronze Age
- Number of objects
- Extremely big Luristan sword
- 830×45×3 mm
- Century/ Timeframe
- 1000-800 v.Chr.
- Good Condition, See Photo