Ceremonial mace; Luristan, 1200-8000 B.C.
Height: 16 cm It includes a base.
Ceremonial mace of tubular morphology that presents on the upper end a greater diameter. Decorated in relief with geometric ornamentation.
Such pieces were discovered by chance in the late 1920s in the Lur area in southwestern Iran. Not much is known about this culture, except for the little that has been extracted from these bronzes, found in graves along with ceramics and other pieces. These metallic objects, of great variety, are mostly functional: axes, daggers, maces, swords, horse harnesses, clothes and hair pins, containers, figurines, etc. They are all of great quality, showing an outstanding technical level.
Purchased by the current owner in 2018 from an art gallery in London, UK (M.C.), previously, private British collection before 1970.
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- Ceremonial mace
- Century/ Timeframe
- 1200-8000 a.C
- Good Condition, See Photo