Luristan Bronze Short Sword

Description
Luristan Bronze Short Sword
Circa 2nd- 1st millennium BC

A finely cast Luristan bronze short sword with a tapering blade into curved 'horns' on either side of the terminal. A waisted grip indicates where the item was held.

Luristan bronze comes from the province of Lorestan, a region situated in the area of modern South-Western Iran. Axe heads, such as this nice example, would have been used in everyday life but also buried together with the deceased.

Measurement : 41.6cm length

Provenance: Ex. London Collection, formed between 1990 - present

Lot details
Culture
Luristan
Material
Bronze
Object
Short Sword
Century/ Timeframe
Circa 2nd- 1st millennium BC
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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