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MX1307

A Luristan Bronze Spear Head, ca 1200 - 800 BC

cast using the lost wax process; of elongated tapering form, gently curved shoulder and projecting rectangular-sectioned midrib, a rat-tail or bent tang with button end. 

For similar example, see Moorey PRS, "Catalogue of Ancient Persian Bronzes in the Ashmolean Museum" (1971), 88, fig 84 and Negahban, "Marlik, the Complete Excavation Report", #747, 751 and 749.

Condition:   Intact with losses to the edge of the blade from battle use, overall in very good condition with fine green/brown patination.  With museum quality custom mount.

Dimensions:  Spearhead Height: 22 cm (8.66 in), Mounted Height: 30.5 cm (12 in)

Provenance:  ex. Connell collection.

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