A group of Persian and Egyptian weapons and implements 10

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Lot 207
A group of Persian and Egyptian weapons and implements
10

£ 400 - 600
US$ 530 - 800

Antiquities

29 Apr 2009, 11:00 BST

London, New Bond Street

A group of Persian and Egyptian weapons and implements
Circa 5th-1st Millennium B.C.
Including a Luristan bronze mace head of tubular form cast with three panels of conical spikes, circa 2000 B.C., 8in (20cm); a Persian tanged spearhead with leaf-shaped blade, 11in (28cm); three Persian bronze arrow heads, 1¾in-4½in (4.5cm-11.5cm); a Bronze Age dagger with three rivets at the base, 8 7/8in (22.5cm) long; and four Egyptian Neolithic implements including an ovoid scraper and three arrow heads, 1¼-4in (3-10cm) (10)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    European private collection.

    Literature:
    For a similar Persian mace head cf. P Moorey, Ancient Persian Bronzes in the Adam Collection, (London 1974), p.50 fig. 19
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