London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
A LURISTAN BRONZE DAGGER
LATE 3RD MILLENNIUM B.C.
With broad leaf-shaped blade, the hollow-cast hilt with curved guard and ovoid pommel decorated in relief with zigzag and dot motifs, pierced holes for rivets
9½ in. (24.2 cm.) long
Acquired from a private collection, Paris, 1965.
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