Near Eastern (Elamite) Bronze war hammer-axe, 11 x 8,5 cm

Description
Near Eastern (Elamite) Bronze war hammer-axe, 11 x 8,5 cm
2500 B.C.

The Elamite Empire, linked to the Persian Empire, uses Persian and Far Eastern learning and typologies for its own weapons. The typologies are very varied, from weapons, tools, accessories for horses. The pieces are not very heavy as they were transhumant peoples, animal lovers, represented in a real and mythological way, as well as great fighters and defenders of their territory.

Provenance: Aweidah Gallery, Israel, 2014
Previous owner: Documentation at Aweidah Gallery

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Lot details
Culture
Near Eastern (Elamite)
Material
Bronze
Object
war hammer-axe, 11 x 8,5 cm
Century/ Timeframe
2500 B.C.
Condition
Green patina
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