A fragmentary Bronze Age tondo
circa 1500-500 B.C.
Probably a shield boss and comprised of a conical center piece (reconstructed height 4 1/2 inches) extending to a broad flange decorated with rows of various sized bosses. Together with a group of assorted Bronze Age objects including: 1) Snaffle bit formed of two twisted sections of bronze. 2) Two arrowheads. 3) Spearhead, 6 inch tapered blade, the base pierced for a rivet. 4) Small javelin head, 3 1/2 inches, fragmentary base retaining two of the rivets. 5) Small Luristani flanged knife, 8 inches long, possibly a child's knife or a votive piece. 6) A scabbard chape. 7) Cylindrical object, possibly a spear butt with flared lip above two piercings, a roped band and alternating pairs of small bosses.
Condition: Most showing some chips and losses.
Reconstructed diameter: 9 1/2 inches.