A fine bronze sword cast using the lost wax process, the double edge blade with square shoulders tapering to a sharp point, joining a rectangular guard with a two-ring grip, flanged to receive inlay, and a crescent-shaped pommel.
Reference: For related examples see: Moorey PRS, “Catalogue of Ancient Persian Bronzes in the Ashmolean Museum” (1971) pg. 80, fig. 56.
Dimensions: length: 19 inches (48.26 cm)
Condition: Professionally stabilized, the sword is intact and in very good condition overall. Presented on a museum quality custom mount
Provenance: Ex Thomas Cederlind Estate Portland, Oregon.