Shaft-hole axehead with zoomorphic decoration

Historical period(s)
Late Bronze Age, 2400-1350 BCE
Copper alloy
H x W x D: 15.8 x 7.6 x 2.6 cm (6 1/4 x 3 x 1 in)
Western Iran
Credit Line
Gift of Arthur M. Sackler
Arthur M. Sackler Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Metalwork, Tool and Equipment

Weapon: axehead

Iran, Late Bronze Age (ca. 1600 - 1200 BCE), lion
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Massoume Price. Ancient Iran. Culture of Iran Youth Series, 1st ed. .
Collection Area(s)
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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