An Iranian one-piece cast bronze sword. The weapon has a relatively short grip swell to aid in grip; a rectangular guard and long blade with rectangular rib.
Circa 900-700 BC.
Condition: Very Fine; surface of the blade good; grip with encrustations, very slight damage at extreme end.
Length 53.5 (21 ins)
NB. Not supplied with stand.
Throughout the Ancient World, from Greece to Persia, battles raged. The skilled Ancient Persian craftsmen developed great skill in bronze working, producing some of the finest weaponry then available.
Iranian bronze sword
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