A Persian Bronze Age axe head, circa 1200-80 B.C.
Lot 3000
A Persian Bronze Age axe head, circa 1200-80 B.C.
Sold for US$ 936 inc. premium
Lot Details
A Persian Bronze Age axe head, circa 1200-80 B.C.
2nd Millennium B.C.
The ribbed socket having four flared spikes extending to ridges, the upper three in the form of leaves with pointed tips and lines representing the veins; flanged blade, the sides and top with delicate banded and spearpoint decoration.
Condition: Cleaned at one time to show the decoration, protected areas retaining green patina.
See Illustration

Length overall: 6 3/4 inches.
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