A Group Of Various Luristan Bronze Weapons
Lot 93*
A Group Of Various Luristan Bronze Weapons
Late 2nd To Early 1st Millennium B.C.
Sold for £2,000 (US$ 2,635) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Group Of Various Luristan Bronze Weapons
Late 2nd To Early 1st Millennium B.C.
All in excavated condition, comprising an axe-head with slender rectangular blade with a medial ridge along the top and bottom, and integral socket of circular section with three pointed projections at the rear; another of flanged form with convex cutting-edge; another of broad flattened form with convex cutting-edge and two blunt lugs at the rear; and another with small triangular head, on modern wooden haft; a dagger with tapering double-edged blade, and waisted integral flanged grip recessed on each side for grip-scales; another, with broad tapering blade, and integral cagework basal mount for securing the grip; and another, with double-edged blade, and slender integral tang bifurcated at the top; nine various spearheads including one of long tapering double-edged form with rounded medial ridge along each side, two each with head of leaf-shaped form with medial ridge along both sides, and one of sharply pointed barbed form with medial ridge on both sides and integral tang; five various arrowheads; and two other items including part of a horse harness composed of three tapering coiled mounts attached to a ring and each with plummet-shaped terminal (23)
8.7 cm. to 58 cm. long

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    The Estate of John M. Kauffmann, Maine, U.S.A.
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