Luristan ceremonial bronze mace head with lions A Luristan ceremonial cast bronze macehead of tubular shape, with cudgel with raised ribs, two flanking couchant lions with heads raised and two rectangular panels of braid detailing. Supplied with a wood display stand. Condition: Some encrustations but good stable bronze with patches of olive-green patination.Height 18.3 cms (7.2 ins) Luristan area of Western Persia: Circa 1200-800 BC. Items 93 and 94 and pp 90-97; Catalogue of the Ancient Persian Bronzes in the Ashmoleon Museum by P. Moorey; Oxford University Press 1971.
It is thought that such items may have been mounted on a shaft as a symbol of rank, perhaps derivative from a true weapon of similar form. Special Reduced Price as part of a promotion: Held till 28 September. Luristan ceremonial bronze mace head with lions. Height 18.3 cms (7.2 ins). Luristan area of Western Persia: Circa 1200-800 BC.Provenance: This item is not a UK find and as such is not subject to the Portable Antiquities Scheme. Proof of posting is obtained for all items (copy available on request).
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