Ancient Near Eastern Luristan Bronze Age Battle Sword
Museum-class quality, 1200 BC - over 3000 years ago!
- Item # 419082
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A superb, well preserved ancient Near Eastern Bronze Age battle sword, dating to approximately 1200 - 800 B.C. This magnificent ancient weapon has a long, elegant, triangular blade, prominent central mid rib and sturdy, hilt and pommel, recessed to hold bone or wooden inlays in antiquity, now long since perished. The piece is not deformed, in contrast to the majority of weapons of this type now available on the market.
This sword would originally have formed part of the burial contents of a wealthy Persian Warrior. The Bronze Age peoples of ancient Persia were a warrior-society who were expert metal-workers.
Length of weapon: 15 3/4 inches. The stand used in the photographs is not included.
Condition: Some areas of the blade and hilt with minor restorations. Overall excellent condition. A particularly attractive and well preserved example.
Provenance: Ex. British Private Collection. Ex London Art Market. Acquired by World Class Antiques from an important London-based antiquities dealer in 2013.
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