Luristan Bronze Unusually long full grip sword - 820×38×0 mm - (1)

Luristan Bronze Unusually long full grip sword - 820×38×0 mm - (1)
11. Jhr. v. Chr. - Europe

Bronze sword with very long, narrow blade, which has a wide central ridge. The handle is poured in overlay casting. It has a crescent-shaped clamp at the bottom that fences the blade in on top. The actual handle is minimally conical and round in cross section. It closes with a flat, horizontal disc. Blade with green corrosion layer, both cutting edges with chips. Otherwise intact. Due to its length of 82 cm a rare and extraordinary Luristan sword.

Provenance: From a private collection in southern Germany, inherited from the estate of the father. Acquired by him on the art market in the 1970s and 1980s. Condition: II -

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I bought this sword at Hermann-Historica in Munich in 2019.

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Lot details
Number of objects
Unusually long full grip sword
820×38×0 mm
Century/ Timeframe
11. Jhr. v. Chr.
good subsrtance, cut well
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