2nd millennium BC. A slender bronze dagger with lentoid-section tapering blade, short ricasso, lower guard with lateral flanges and bone inserts to each face, waisted grip with flanged edges. Cf. Legrain, L. Luristan Bronzes in the University Museum, Pennsylvania, 1934, item 42.157 grams, 33cm (13"). Acquired on the London art market before 2000.