Ancient Near Eastern Luristan Bronze Age Battle Sword - 1200 Bc For Sale
A superb, large and well preservedancient PersianBronze Agebattle sword, dating to approximately 1200 - 800 B.C.
This magnificent ancient weapon has a beautiful malachiteand azurite patina.The weapon with long, elegant, triangular blade andsturdyhilt, recessed for decorative inlays; whichwould have once been decorated withshell,woodor bone.
The piece is not significantly deformed and in a wonderful state of preservation, in contrast to the majority of weapons of this type now available on the market.
Thissword 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:18 1/4inches.
Condition: Excellent, unrestored.
Ex. British Private Collection.
Ex London Art Market.
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