A lot of three Persian Bronze Age axe heads
Lot 3003
A lot of three Persian Bronze Age axe heads
Sold for US$ 994 inc. premium
Lot Details
A lot of three Persian Bronze Age axe heads
circa 1200-800 B.C.
Comprising: 1) Large example, the socket molded with four bands extending to short, blunt spikes; flanged blade, the upper edge raised above the socket, the whole bent to the right, possibly for votive purposes. 2) Banded socket with four long spikes, the joined conical points with blunt tips, the three central bands narrowing and extending onto the sides of the flanged blade. 3) Banded socket with four blunt spikes, the blade with heavy flanges.
Condition: 1) Blade bent as noted above. 2), 3) Cleaned at one time and now showing dark patina.
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