Luristan Bronze Axe Head Early 1St Millennium B.c.

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Seller: wrestlergirls1 (153) 100%, Location: Martinez, California, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 283523350896 A LURISTAN BRONZE AXE HEAD EARLY 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C. Ancient Near East, northwestern Iran, Luristan, ca. 1200 to 800 BCE. A bronze socketed axe head in one of the most iconic weapon forms from ancient Luristan. The axe has a dramatically curved blade that terminates at a point, with wide top and bottom edges. The socket is narrow and tubular, and from it protrude four thin spikes opposite the blade with an additional bronze crossbar. This elaborate axe head was made in a single cast utilizing the lost wax technique, an oft-chosen method of weapon creation by ancient Luristan weapon-makers. Size: 8.125" L x 4" H (20.6 cm x 10.2 cm). 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Mechanical or Electrical items are sold "as is" all sales final, no returns accepted. In the unfortunate event that a package is lost or damaged in transit, the buyer will be required to notify the shipping carrier and file an insurance claim. Damaged items (and packaging material) must be retained for inspection by the carrier and a prompt return back to me I Sell mostly Antique and Vintage Items and it is impossible to describe all imperfections, scratches, scuffs, etc... Items with age typically display patina along with signs of use. Be sure to view all the photos, they are part of the description, we take the time to process and display in a clear large format before you bidNOTE TO OUR CUSTOMERSWe would like to take this opportunity to thank you for shopping with us! Your satisfaction is our top priority. If for any reason you are not satisfied with your purchase, please contact us BEFORE leaving feedback and we will do our best to address any concerns. 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