London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A GROUP OF NORTH-WEST PERSIAN AND BACTRIAN BRONZE AXE HEADS
3RD-2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.
Including a large bronze adze-axe with blades set at right angles, the shaft decorated with circles; two others smaller; a bronze adze head with tall shaft; four axe heads, each shaft socket with downward flaring 'tails' and pierced with twin rivet holes, one with curved blade; and three others similar, smaller, with crescentic blades
3 5/8 to 7½ in. (9.2 to 19 cm.) long (15)
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