Important Greek Cycladic Bronze Sword Lot 12A Part of a live auction event on Thursday, Aug 2

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Seller: artemisgallerylive (37) 100%, Location: Louisville, Colorado, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 263842011436 LOT 12ASeller's Estimate: USD 5,000 - 7,500 Greece, Cycladic culture, Bronze Age, ca. 1600 BCE. A gorgeously-preserved bronze sword with a long, thin blade, a raised central ridge, and slightly indented shoulders. An ovoid guard with three relief ridges around its exterior rests at the junction of blade and tang. The pommel is partially lost, but what remains has a geometric, angular form. Bronze weapons like this one would have been used by the elite warriors of ancient Aegean Bronze Age polities like Crete and those on the Greek mainland. This was the age that is described in the Iliad and Odyssey. Size: 2.1" W x 23" H (5.3 cm x 58.4 cm); 24.25" H (61.6 cm) on included custom stand. Provenance: private East Coast, USA collection All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids. We ship worldwide and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience. #136974 Condition Report: Edge has some small losses, and there is some pitting/scratching on the blade commensurate with age, but form is nicely preserved. Blade may have been reattached to handle but if so the repair is very well done and almost impossible to see. Guard is present as is part of the pommel. Payment: The buyer is responsible for paying the seller directly after winning the item. Details on accepted payment methods and where to send payment are provided in an invoice from the seller. Shipping: The buyer is responsible for paying all shipping costs and arranging for shipping and delivery with the seller. Additional shipping details from the seller: Auction House will ship, at Buyer's expense For more information see terms and conditions Knowing when to bid: An event can last a few hours. To help figure out when an item will come up for auction, watch the pace of the event and keep in mind that items usually come up in lot order.Antiquities | Egypt, Greece, Italy, Asia offered by Artemis Gallery Thursday, August 02, 2018 | 07:00AM GMT-07:00 Louisville, Colorado, USA

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