25 October 2006
AN ELAMITE BRONZE AXE HEAD
CIRCA LATE 3RD/EARLY 2ND MILLENNIUM B.C.
The shaft with cut-away edge at top, a tapering pointed protome at back of shaft imitating a bird beak, with gently curving blade, mounted
10½ in. (27 cm.) long
Formerly in the collection of J. Audouin, acquired in the early 1970s.
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