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Lot 0028
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Ancient Near East, modern day northern Iran, Luristan, ca. 1000 to 600 BCE. A fine example of a lost wax cast bronze dagger with a narrow handle designed to have an inlaid bone or ivory panel. A classic example of a fine weapon made to be buried with one of the nomad warriors of this region. Size: 1.8" W x 15.75" H (4.6 cm x 40 cm)

Provenance: private Orange County, California, USA collection

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Handle and sword blade have been reattached and restored. Nice, light colored patina on both.

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Luristan Bronze Short Sword

Estimate $600 - $900Feb 1, 2018
Louisville, CO, USA