Ancient Scythian Iron Classical Axe Head, a type used against the Persion Invasion (Darius I campaign in 513 BC.).
This type was wrapped on the stick/rod and the light weight is very suitable for the tactic that the scythians ( see Herodotus, Histories) of hiding and spontaneous fast attacks over the enemy.
Typical brownish and slightly rough surface bu stable metal and good grade of preservation for this interesting axe.
Purchased by the current owner in 2011 in Austria, Wien from Collector fair.
Previous owners history: Old Austrian Private Collection.
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- Ancient Scythian
- Classical Axe Head, a type used against the Persion Invasion (Darius I Military campaign in 513 BC)
- Century/ Timeframe
- 6th.-5th. Century BC.
- Good Condition, See Photo