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    ANCIENT NEAR EAST. Middle-Late Bronze Age, circa 1800-1200 BCE. Luristan bronze pickaxe. This potent-looking weapon is 8.25 inches (20 cm) long, with has a reinforced cutaway socket, and a long, narrow head. Green patina with light earthen overlay, intact and custom mounted on a Lucite stand. Cf. Ancient Persian Bronzes in the Adam Collection by P.R.S. Moorey (Ashmolean Museum, 1974), page 45, plate 11 for an identical example.

    From the Hadji Baba Museum Collection, Old City Jerusalem. IAA Export Approval #530994.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2016
    16th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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