LURISTAN BRONZE SHORT SWORD
Measurements: 40 cm - length
Description: A very fine bronze short sword, which has a double-edged blade with pronounced central rib and square shoulders. The hilt ends in a recessed pommel, which held inlays on both sides. On top of the triangular blade there are crescent-shaped guards embracing the blade. This is fine piece of ancient weaponry of good size and quality.
Reference: German private collection from Cologne.
Period: 1200-800 BC
Condition: Very fine, small chips to the blade, encrustations and patina cover the surface.